STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talcum Powder Plaintiffs Oppose Motion to Dismiss Under Anti-SLAPP Act
October 26, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Plaintiffs with talcum powder claims pending in Washington, D.C., have opposed recent efforts to dismiss the claims under the Anti-SLAPP Act, maintaining that the Personal Care Products Council’s activities and statement do not fall under the protection of the Act.
In the Oct. 10 opposition brief filed in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, the plaintiffs argued that the PCPC has not proven that the underlying claims arise from acts in furtherance of the right of advocacy on issues of public interest.
“PCPC’s involvement in this case, and the claims against it, are based ...