STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Missouri Appellate Court Grants Request for Extension in Filing Brief Contesting $72 Million Talcum Powder Verdict

ST. LOUIS –– A Missouri appellate court has granted Johnson & Johnson’s motion for an extension of time in which to file their appellate brief that is expected to contest a $72 million award to a talcum powder plaintiff.

According to the Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeals’ online docket, the defendants now have until Oct. 10 to file their brief.

The Johnson & Johnson defendants filed their notice of appeal on July 7, just a few weeks after the trial court denied their post-trial motions.

Among the motions filed by the defendant in the wake of the $72 ...

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