US lawyer who won $4.7bn talcum powder ruling targets UK next (via Irish Legal News)

The lawyer who won a $4.7 billion ruling against Johnson & Johnson in the US over claims its talcum powder caused cancer is launching a group action to compensate alleged victims in the UK.

Mark Lanier is one of the founding partners of Lanier, Longstaff, Hedar & Roberts LLP, which has been set up to target corporate wrongdoing that has harmed people on a large scale.

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