STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
D.C. Court Grants Motion to Amend Scheduling Order, Bumps Trial Date Back by 3 Months in Talc Case
June 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– A Washington, D.C., trial court has granted a joint motion to amend a scheduling order in a talc-based powder exposure suit, pushing the trial date in the case back from April 2017 to July 2017, according to the court’s online docket.
In the June 3 docket entry, the District of Columbia Superior Court vacated the April 17, 2017 trial date and instead scheduled trial for July 10, 2017.
In the scheduling order, the Superior Court also stated that the deadline for discovery requests is Sept. 1, with discovery closing on March 16, 2017.
The deadline for ...