STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
California Talc-Based Powder Plaintiff Amends Suit to Include Imerys Talc as Defendant
May 19, 2016
LOS ANGELES –– A plaintiff with talc-based powder exposure claims pending in California state court has recently amended the lawsuit to include Imerys Talc, according to recent court documents.
In an amendment filed May 18 in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County, the plaintiffs added Imerys Talc America Inc. as a defendant in the suit.
In her original complaint, plaintiff Adele Trent said that she began using the defendants’ talc-based products in 1964. She applied the Shower-to-Shower body powder and Baby Powder daily to her perineal regions until approximately 2011, according to the suit.
Trent was diagnosed with ...