STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Georgia Court Agrees to Stay Talcum Powder Case in Part; Allows Parties to Take Plaintiff’s Deposition
August 17, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ga. –– A Georgia federal court has agreed to stay all proceedings in a talcum powder lawsuit except the deposition of the plaintiff, noting that she has been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer and has asked to take her deposition as soon as possible in order to preserve her testimony.
In an Aug. 15 text order, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia said that it would deny the defense efforts to stay the proceedings as to the taking of the plaintiffs’ deposition and the providing of discovery materials reasonably necessary for preparation of that ...