STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talc-Based Powder Plaintiffs Also Move to Supplement Record in Appeal; Say that 8th Circuit Needs ‘Context’
June 8, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– The talc-based powder exposure plaintiffs involved in the appeal of a dismissal order have filed their own motion to supplement the appellate record, saying that the 8th Circuit needs the context in which a state court ordered that an upcoming talc trial involve a single plaintiff, as opposed to several plaintiffs as originally intended.
In the June 7 motion filed in the 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the plaintiffs additionally opined that the two orders cited by the defendants in their motion should not be considered since they were not before the District Court and post-date ...