STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Calif. Talcum Powder Parties Involved in Upcoming Trial File Stipulation, Won’t Mention Asbestos During Trial

LOS ANGELES –– Parties involved in the California coordinated docket for talcum powder cases have filed a stipulation involving the claims in an upcoming trial, agreeing that the case will only involve regular talc that does not contain asbestiform talc or asbestos.

The May 7 stipulation filed in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County applies only to the claims of plaintiff Eva Echeverria, who is scheduled to be the first talcum powder case to proceed to trial in California state court.

In the stipulation, the parties agreed that neither counsel nor witnesses will mention or refer ...

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