STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Del. Parties Await Oral Argument Date on J&J’s Motion for Protective Order in Talc Cases
July 10, 2017
WILMINGTON, Del. –– Parties involved in Delaware’s coordinated talcum powder are awaiting a hearing date on a defense motion seeking a protective order against what the defendant argued were irrelevant, overbroad, harassing, and unduly burdensome discovery requests.
Sources told HarrisMartin that while briefing with the Delaware Superior Court has been completed, no argument date has been set.
There are more than 130 cases pending in Delaware state court and all of those cases have been consolidated before Hon. Charles E. Butler.
Johnson & Johnson defendants argued in a March 2 that the plaintiffs are merely attempting to leverage an ...