STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Growing Number of Plaintiffs Move to Vacate Conditional Transfer Order to Talcum Powder MDL
October 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– A growing number of plaintiffs have moved to vacate conditional transfer orders effectively moving their claims to the recently created talcum powder multidistrict litigation docket, with some maintaining that their claims don’t belong in federal court at all.
According to a Conditional Transfer Order entered Oct. 27 by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, seven talcum powder plaintiffs have opposed transfer to the MDL docket, with the large majority of those opposing the transfer from the Eastern District of Missouri.
In one Oct. 11 motion to vacate the conditional transfer order, plaintiffs in Starks (16-01362, E.D. ...