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J&J loses $417M verdict in California talc trial

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    A file photo illustration shows Johnson & Johnson products in Philadelphia.

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Los Angeles jury to pay $417 million to a 62-year-old woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the company’s talc, in the first California trial over the product.

The company, which faces 5,500 claims in U.S. courts, has lost four previous jury verdicts in St. Louis for a total of $300 million.

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