STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Missouri Appellate Court Asks Talc Parties in Appeal of $72 Million Verdict to File Briefs Regarding Applicability of Supreme Court BMS Opinion
June 23, 2017
ST. LOUIS – A Missouri appellate court has asked the parties involved in the appeal of a $72 million talcum powder verdict to submit memorandum addressing how the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding in Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co. “affects issues raised by the parties in this appeal.”
In a June 22 docket entry, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, asked the parties to file the briefs by July 5, “after which the matter will be taken under submission.”
The appellate court heard oral arguments relating to the talcum powder matter on May 10; at that time, the court indicated to the ...