STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Louisiana Talc Plaintiff Moves to Dismiss Claims Without Prejudice

NEW ORLEANS –– A Louisiana woman has filed a motion to dismiss her talc-based powder claims without prejudice, according to a recent filing in federal court.

Plaintiff Paula Jackson –– who contended that she developed ovarian cancer as a result of using Shower-to-Shower and Baby Powder –– filed the motion to dismiss on June 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

The motion comes weeks after the defendants filed a motion attacking Jackson’s strict liability failure to warn and negligence, breach of express warranties, civil conspiracy and acting in concert and gross negligence.

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