STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talc Plaintiffs Ask Court to Stay Case and Request Expedited Ruling on Motion to Remand
June 8, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– Talc-based powder exposure plaintiffs whose claims were recently removed to federal court have asked the court to stay the case and requested an expedited ruling on their motion to remand in order to “save time and judicial resources and avoid further prejudice to Plaintiffs.”
In the alternative, the plaintiffs moved the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri for leave to initiate discovery on the issue of general personal jurisdiction.
The underlying suit was filed by 80 plaintiffs, all of whom alleged that they developed ovarian cancer as a result of using the defendants’ talc-based ...