STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Johnson & Johnson Defendants Oppose Missouri Talcum Powder Plaintiffs to Transfer Claims to Different Division
August 31, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– Johnson & Johnson defendants involved in several ongoing talcum powder lawsuits pending in Missouri state court have opposed recent plaintiff efforts to transfer their claims to another division, arguing that the court should rule on the defendants’ motion to stay the claims before transferring the cases.
Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. filed their opposition brief on Aug. 30, asked the Missouri Circuit Court for St. Louis City to first weigh in on their motion to stay, in which the defendants said all talcum powder suits in the state court should be stayed pending ...