STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Plaintiffs in Coordinated California Talc Docket Ask Court to Limit Complex Case Fees
April 20, 2017
LOS ANGELES –– Counsel for the plaintiffs involved in California’s coordinated talcum powder docket have asked the court to limit complex case fees in the cases, arguing that they have already filed more in complex fees than the total amount required.
In the April 14 motion filed in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County argued that “forcing plaintiffs to pay a complex fee for each case added to the coordinated proceeding comports with neither the Legislature’s clear intent to keep costs in coordinated proceedings reasonable, nor the fundamental guarantees of due process and access to the courts embodied ...