STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Imerys Talc America Moves for Summary Judgment in Talcum Powder Case, Says It Can’t Be Held Liable as Bulk Supplier

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Imerys Talc America has filed a motion for summary judgment in a Washington, D.C. talcum powder case, arguing it cannot be held liable for defects in the manufacturing or design of finished consumer products that it did not manufacture or design and “over which it has no control.”

In a Sept. 15 motion filed in the District of Columbia Superior Court, Imerys Talc America Inc. noted that its motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction is still pending, but that it has filed the instant motion for summary judgment “in order to preserve its arguments … should ...

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