STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Plaintiffs Ask Court to Stay Remand Order or Allow Leave for Discovery on Personal Jurisdiction
January 30, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– Plaintiffs whose talcum powder claims were removed to Missouri federal court have asked the court to stay the proceedings or, in the alternative, for leave to initiate discovery on personal jurisdiction, saying the defense motion to dismiss “raises complex issues of fact and law” that will require “substantial discovery.”
The plaintiffs have argued that the defendants are “well aware” that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri lacked subject-matter jurisdiction.
The multi-plaintiff talcum powder lawsuit was originally filed in the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis; it was removed to federal court ...
Motion to Stay