STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Parties in Sixth Missouri State Court Talcum Powder Trial Slated to Begin Voir Dire June 5
June 1, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– Parties in what will be the sixth talcum powder case to proceed to trial in Missouri state court are scheduled to begin jury selection on June 5, sources confirmed to HarrisMartin.
At that time, the Missouri Circuit Court for the City of St. Louis will oversee –– for the first time –– a multi-plaintiff talcum powder trial. Sources said that opening arguments are expected to begin mid-week.
The June trial will be the first since a jury awarded $110 million to plaintiff Lois Slemp earlier this month. Of the five talcum powder cases that have proceeded to ...