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MG+M Secures Defense Verdict in Cosmetic Talc Mesothelioma Trial

September 17, 2018
Overview

On September 17, 2018, after a four-week trial, a Portland, OR jury delivered a defense verdict in favor of Chanel in a living pleural mesothelioma lawsuit involving a spontaneous etiology defense. The jury unanimously found that there was no defect in the Chanel cosmetic talc product allegedly used by the plaintiff between the years of 1970-1986. The jury also found that Chanel was not negligent. MG+M attorneys Chris Massenburg and Lindsay Weiss represented Chanel and local counsel support was provided by the firm Tanenbaum Keale. Plaintiff was represented by the law firm of Waters, Kraus & Paul. The Honorable Judith Matarazzo of Multnomah County, OR presided.

Practices Team
Partner
New Orleans, LA
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Chris O.
Massenburg
cmassenburg@mgmlaw.com
Partner
Los Angeles, CA
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Lindsay
Weiss
lweiss@mgmlaw.com