Appeals Court Lowers $4.7B Talc Verdict to $2.1B But Cites J&J's 'Evil Motive'
A Missouri appeals court has reduced a $4.7 billion talcum powder verdict to $2.1 billion but refused to toss punitive damages altogether, concluding that the evidence at trial showed Johnson & Johnson’s conduct was “outrageous because of evil motive or reckless indifference.”
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