US judge rules that 'Texas two-step' bankruptcy can't help J&J stop a new proposed talc lawsuit
Last month, J&J won its controversial bid to file for bankruptcy as a way of settling 38,000 lawsuits over its talc products. Now the company’s about to face another class action suit — and it looks like the same tactics won’t help it dodge this one.
Federal Judge Michael Kaplan ruled on Tuesday that J&J’s bankruptcy filing can’t stop a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging the company hid evidence that workers may have been exposed to asbestos from the talc operations.
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