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Thornton Law Firm was founded in 1978 by Michael Thornton and two other attorneys doing groundbreaking work for victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Now a leading injury law firm in Massachusetts and the largest plaintiff law firm in New England, the firm has 21 attorneys representing thousands of clients in a wide variety of plaintiff-side work. Experience in complex litigation over the last four decades has led to the firm’s involvement in cases of local and national importance and recognition as one of the exceptional Massachusetts personal injury law firms.
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Thornton Law Firm, LLP
4 sets of plaintiffs were awarded $37 million dollars against Johnson & Johnson for mesothelioma caused by talc baby powder contaminated with asbestos.
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Thornton Law Firm, LLP
Congratulations to the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Local 6, Boston, MA on the occasion of their 25th annual retirees’ luncheon held at The Lantana, Randolph, MA on August 21, 2019. Thornton Law Firm was honored to be on hand to celebrate and reminisce with retirees and their loved ones.
Thornton Law Firm, LLP
Thornton Law Firm, LLP
This month the mall retailer Claire’s was forced to voluntarily recall a makeup kit marketed to pre-teens and teenagers after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tests showed the presence of asbestos.
Thornton Law Firm, LLP
Thornton Law Firm, LLP
A big THANK YOU to our Lawyers Have Heart Team. We had our largest turnout. The rain held off. Great effort and persistence!! Thanks for supporting the American Heart Association!
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Thornton Law Firm, LLP
The jury found that it was more likely than not that Johnson & Johnson’s Shower to Shower and Colgate’s Cashmere Bouquet talc powders contained the carcinogen asbestos, and that the asbestos in those powders caused Schmitz’s cancer.
Thornton Law Firm, LLP
Thornton Law Firm, LLP
The jury rejected J&J claims that there was no asbestos in its powders. Instead, the jury found the company had been aware of the presence of asbestos in talcum powder for decades, yet had failed to warn consumers.

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