STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Plaintiff Asks JPML to Create Talcum Powder Products MDL; Suggests Southern District of Illinois as Potential Venue
July 15, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– A plaintiff involved in one of the growing number of lawsuits filed for alleged injuries associated with the use of talcum powder products such as Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower has asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to create a multidistrict litigation docket, HarrisMartin Publishing is reporting.
The motion was filed on July 15 with the JPML; in it, plaintiff Tanashiska Lumas said that a coordinated docket was necessary given that at least 11 actions are now currently pending in 10 different jurisdictions across the United States.
Lumas requested that the coordinated proceedings take place before ...