STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Talcum Powder Plaintiffs in Illinois Class Action Indicate Intent to Oppose Creation of MDL Docket

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. –– Plaintiffs involved in a class action lawsuit pending in Illinois federal court have indicated that they intend to oppose the recent motion to create a multi-district litigation docket for talcum powder claims.

According to an Aug. 1 docket entry entered in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, a status conference was held that day, during which the parties informed the court that a motion had been filed to transfer this case into an MDL.

“Plaintiffs will be opposing the motion,” the court said. “Upon entry of an order on the currently ...

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