STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Jury Selected in Fifth Missouri Talc Trial; Opening Statements to Begin April 11
April 11, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– A jury has been selected in what will be the fifth talcum powder case to proceed to trial in Missouri state court, with opening statements slated to begin at 9 a.m. on April 11, sources confirmed to HarrisMartin Publishing.
A four-man, eight-woman jury was selected after four days of jury selection in the Missouri 22nd Judicial Circuit Court for St. Louis City, sources said.
On April 10, the court denied a defense motion to transfer venue on grounds that the jury pool had been tainted by lawyer advertising; similar motions have been denied in the previous talc ...