STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Missouri Court Refuses to Lift Stay Order in Talcum Powder Case; Says JPML Can Weigh in on Opposition to CTO
December 14, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– A Missouri federal court has declined to lift a stay implemented in a multi-plaintiff talcum powder case, saying that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is set to consider the plaintiffs’ opposition to the conditional transfer order.
In the Dec. 2 order, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri said that the “plaintiff will have a full and fair opportunity to present their arguments in favor of remand either to the JPML or to the District Court for the District of New Jersey, should the JPML ultimately transfer this action to MDL No. ...