STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

California Talcum Powder Plaintiffs Indicate Intent to Appeal Order Dismissing Imerys Talc Prior to Trial

LOS ANGELES –– California plaintiffs have filed a notice of appeal, indicating their intent to contest a trial court order awarding summary judgment to Imerys Talc America prior to what was the first ovarian cancer case to proceed to trial in the state.

The plaintiffs filed their notice of appeal on Nov. 14 in the California Second District Court of Appeal.

One week before the trial was slated to begin, the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County agreed with Imerys Talc America that, as a provider of raw material in bulk to a sophisticated buyer, it could not ...



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