J&J says Talc plaintiff Attys sent confidential documents to Reuters

By Lauren Berg (February 3, 2022, 11:54 PM EST) – Johnson & Johnson told a New Jersey bankruptcy judge on Thursday that attorneys for those suing the pharmaceutical giant over its allegedly harmful talc products had shared confidential documents with Reuters in order to judge the file of the bankruptcy of its subsidiary in the media.

In a two-page letter, J&J and its bankrupt talc unit, LTL Management LLC, told U.S. Judge Michael B. Kaplan that talc plaintiffs’ attorneys violated a recent court order by sharing at least two documents from confidential discovery with Reuters, including communications. regarding a meeting with a Jones Day lawyer to discuss a possible merger and bankruptcy.

J&J said that the…

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