STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talcum Powder MDL Judge Schedules In-Person ‘Organizational Conference’ for Next Month
October 20, 2016
TRENTON, N.J. –– The judge selected to preside over the federal multidistrict litigation docket established for claims related to the use of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products has set an in-person organizational conference for next month in order to address the various motions and other “housekeeping” issues in the individual cases.
In an Oct. 20 letter to all counsel involved in the talcum powder cases, Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey noted that there are currently 37 active member proceedings –– with additional cases to be transferred –– in the ...