STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Plaintiffs Defend Expert Testimony, Say $72 Million Talcum Powder Verdict Should Stand
April 19, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– Plaintiffs who were awarded $72 million in the first talcum powder case to proceed to trial in Missouri state court have defended expert testimony proffered on their behalf during the trial, maintaining that the expert is a “highly regarded epidemiologist and a practicing internist specializing in women’s health issues.”
In a brief filed April 7 in the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, the plaintiffs also supported the court’s exercise of jurisdiction over the matter, saying that the court had specific jurisdiction over the defendants.
The underlying appeal has been docket for oral argument on May ...
Brief of Respondent