Bloomberg Law
Jan. 12, 2023, 9:10 PM

J&J Talc Claimants Blast Request for Litigation Finance Details

Alex Wolf
Alex Wolf

A group representing asbestos exposure claimants is resisting a bankrupt Johnson & Johnson unit’s attempts to get more information about their litigation funding, alleging the health care giant is trying to raise doubts about who’s actually steering the plaintiffs’ agenda.

LTL Management LLC, a unit created by J&J to house its liabilities from talc product sales, is seeking the information as a misleading way “to publicly impugn” the integrity of the law firms that represent the victims, according to a Wednesday filing by a talc claimants’ committee.

The US Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey should deny LTL’s ...

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