STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Third Talcum Powder Trial Begins Jury Selection in Missouri State Court
September 27, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– Jury selection is underway in the third talcum powder case to proceed to trial in a St. Louis courtroom, with hardships having been discussed with potential jurors and continued to a second day, according to the court’s online docket.
Potential jurors were questioned beginning on Sept. 26 in the Missouri Circuit Court for St. Louis City, just a few days after a federal court granted the plaintiff’s emergency motion to remand the case.
The trial involves talcum powder claims brought by Deborah Giannecchinni, a California resident, who says she applied talcum powder from 1967 to 2012 and ...