STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Jury Selection Begins in Second Missouri Talcum Powder Case
April 11, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– Parties involved in the second talc-based powder case to proceed to trial in St. Louis have started jury selection, sources with the court confirmed to HarrisMartin Publishing.
According to the Missouri Circuit Court for St. Louis County’s online docket, jury selection started on April 8 in Div. 10 before Circuit Judge Rex Burlison. Sources at the court said that as of April 11, the parties were still selecting a jury.
This time, jurors will hear Gloria Ristesund’s allegations that talc-based powder products manufactured and distributed by Johnson & Johnson defendants caused the development of ovarian cancer. ...