STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
JPML Will Hear Opposition to Transfer of Some Talcum Powder Cases to MDL Docket
December 15, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has indicated that it will address oppositions — lodged by plaintiffs in 12 talcum powder cases — to the transfer of claims to the recently created multidistrict litigation docket.
According to a Dec. 15 notice, the JPML said that it would hear the oppositions of plaintiffs from Illinois, Missouri, and Pennsylvania.
The oppositions were filed in Illinois case Harders, Pennsylvania case Mason, and Missouri cases Gallow, Lucas, Starks, Frazier, Eveland, Carney, Logan, Valle, Williams, and Bahmler.
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