The Klein Law Firm announces that a class action complaint has been filed on behalf of shareholders of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) who purchased shares between February 22, 2013 and February 7, 2018. The action, which was filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, alleges that the Company violated federal securities laws.
In particular, the JNJ lawsuit alleges that (1) Johnson & Johnson has known for decades that its talc products include asbestos fibers and that the exposure to those fibers can cause ovarian cancer and mesothelioma; and (2) as a result, Defendants' public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
Shareholders have until April 9, 2018 to petition the court for lead plaintiff status. Your ability to share in any recovery does not require that you serve as lead plaintiff. You may choose to be an absent class member.
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