STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Discovery Special Master in Talc MDL Docket Orders Plaintiffs to Return or Destroy Copies of Privileged Memo
October 18, 2017
NEWARK, N.J. –– The Special Master appointed by the talcum powder MDL Court to oversee discovery has issued an order asking counsel for the plaintiffs to return and destroy all copies of a memo that was inadvertently produced to plaintiffs without a confidentiality designation six years ago in the first talcum powder case ever to proceed to trial.
In an Oct. 13 order, the Special Master appointed by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to oversee discovery in the national coordinated talcum powder multidistrict litigation docket stated that the memo in question was protected by attorney ...