STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Missouri Appellate Court Consolidates Appeals of $55 Million, $72 Million Talcum Powder Verdicts
November 8, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– The Missouri appellate court currently assigned to review Johnson & Johnson’s appeals of separate $72 million and $55 million talcum powder verdicts has consolidated the two appeals on its own motion, according to the court’s online docket.
On Oct. 26, the Eastern District Court of Appeals consolidated the appeals of the Fox and Ristesund verdicts, reached earlier this year, and stated that all future filings will take place in the Fox docket.
The first talcum powder case to proceed to trial in Missouri state court, the claims of Jacqueline Fox went before a jury earlier this year; ...