STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Louisiana Federal Court Denies Talcum Powder Plaintiff’s Motion to Set Aside Transfer of Claims to MDL
January 6, 2017
NEW ORLEANS –– A Louisiana federal court has denied a plaintiff’s request to vacate transfer to the MDL docket, saying that the matter is now pending before the multidistrict litigation judge in New Jersey and that the plaintiff “must move that court for any appropriate relief.”
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District Court of Louisiana issued the order on Dec. 21, denying the plaintiff’s motion to set aside judgment.
Plaintiff Paula Jackson originally asserted her claims in Louisiana state court; the defendants removed the case in September 2016.
Jackson moved to remand on Oct. 12, saying that the ...