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Case Style: Stephen Lanzo, III, et aux v. Johnson & Johnson and Imergys
Judge: Not available
Court: New Jersey
Plaintiff's Attorney: Not Available
Description: Newark, NJ - Stephen Lanzo, III, and wife sued Johnson & Johnson and Imergys on product liability theories claiming that M. Lanzo developed mesothelioma as a direct result of exposure to asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder supplied to it by Imerys.
Lanzo claied that he used talcum power for decades and that it contained asbestos.
Johnson & Johnson denied that its baby powder contained talcum power despite company documents to the contrary.
Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $37 million.