STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Johnson & Johnson Defendants Remove Complaints to LA, OH, FL and MO; New Filings in Illinois and North Carolina
September 20, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– Johnson & Johnson defendants have removed a number of talcum powder lawsuits recently, arguing that federal courts in Louisiana, Ohio, Florida and Missouri have jurisdiction over the personal injury claims.
On Sept. 9, the defendants removed the Kehres complaint to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, citing diversity jurisdiction.
The Kehres plaintiffs asserted the claims on behalf of Kathryn Kehres, contending that she developed ovarian cancer as a result of using Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower.
On Sept. 19, the defendants moved to stay all proceedings in the Kehres ...
Kehres Notice of Removal
Kehres Motion to Stay
Jackson Notice of Removal
Olichney Notice of Removal
Eveland Removal Notice