STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Missouri Federal Court Remands Another Talc Case, Says Removal was Untimely
August 16, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– A Missouri federal court has remanded a recently removed talcum powder case, finding that the removal was time-barred since it was executed more than one year after the complaint was originally filed.
In the Aug. 10 order, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri opined that it would be “difficult to say that a party has acted in bad faith when the action was consistent with the jurisprudence then in force.”
According to the court, the underlying talcum powder case was filed in September 2015 in the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court for St. Louis ...