STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
3rd Circuit Issues Briefing Schedule in Talcum Powder Class Action Appeal
November 8, 2017
TRENTON, N.J. –– The 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has issued the briefing schedule in the appeal of an order dismissing a talcum powder class action, requesting the appellant brief by Dec. 18.
The briefing schedule, filed Nov. 7, asked that the appellees filed their respective briefs within 30 days of service of the appellant’s brief.
In July, the MDL Court granted Johnson & Johnson’s motion to dismiss the first amended complaint filed in the Estrada action, but allowed the plaintiffs leave to amend. In that decision, the MDL Court concluded that the plaintiffs lacked Article III standing to ...