STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Talcum Powder Plaintiff Says Hospital Won’t Produce Tissue Blocks without Court Order

TRENTON, N.J. –– A hospital in control of a talcum powder plaintiff’s pathology slides and tissue blocks has indicated that it will not release the original pathology slides or tissue blocks without a court order, according to a status report from the plaintiff.

In a July 27 letter to the U.S. District Court for the U.S. District of New Jersey, counsel for the plaintiffs noted that the hospital did indicate that they would comply with a court order.

The letter also stated that Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital had partially complied with the subpoena and produced an inventory list for pathology ...

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