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$905,750 AWARD IN TOXIC SHOCK SUIT

A circuit court jury Monday found that a woman died of toxic shock syndrome after using a tampon and awarded her family compensatory damages of $905,750.

A lawyer representing the estate of Donna Davis, who died in 1978, charged that she died of toxic shock syndrome after using O.B. Tampons, made by Johnson & Johnson.

A spokesman said the company plans to appeal the verdict, disputing that the woman died of toxic shock or used O.B. Tampons.

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