STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Rite Aid Files Cross-Complaint Against Co-Defendants Named in Talcum Powder Suit
June 27, 2016
LOS ANGELES –– A defendant recently named in a talc-based powder exposure lawsuit has filed a cross-complaint against its co-defendants, saying that those companies are responsible for the injuries suffered by the plaintiff.
Defendant Thrifty Payless Inc., doing business as Rite Aid Corp., said in the May 27 cross-complaint filed in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County that the cross-defendants, including Johnson & Johnson, are legally responsibly for causing the underlying allegations.
“Cross-Complainant contends, and continues to contend, that it is in no way actionably liable for the events and occurrences, tortious or otherwise, described in Plaintiff’s ...