Jackson v. McNeil Consumer Healthcare

VERDICT

Trial
09/22/15 – 10/16/15

Summary

A New Jersey state court jury cleared Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare of all liability on Friday in the first of hundreds of lawsuits to go to trial alleging the company failed to adequately disclose the risks of liver damage from taking Extra Strength Tylenol.

The unanimous 10-member jury returned the verdict following a trial that began on Sept. 22. The panel rejected plaintiff Regina JacksonÂ’s claims that McNeil is responsible for her liver damage after she accidentally took Extra Strength Tylenol for longer than the recommended dosage period.

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to technical difficulties opening statements were not recorded. CVN's video coverage will commence with the start of witness testimony and continue for the duration of the 4-6 week trial, including closing arguments and the verdict.

Outcome

Verdict for the defense

Sessions

AM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
SEP
23
PM Session
Plaintiff Witness(es)
0 Chapters
SEP
29
AM Session
Plaintiff Witness(es)
3 Chapters
OCT
5
AM Session
Other
2 Chapters
OCT
15

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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