STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Johnson & Johnson Defendants File Brief Supporting Motion to Dismiss Claims of 37 Talcum Powder Plaintiffs
August 2, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– Johnson & Johnson defendants that removed a number of talcum powder cases in wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s jurisdictional holding have filed a reply brief backing their position, maintaining that they are not Missouri companies, are not headquartered in Missouri and do not have the requisite contacts to render them “at home” there.
In the July 21 reply brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the defendants argued that the plaintiffs’ opposition brief was untimely and “does not even attempt to argue that the Johnson & Johnson defendants are subject ...