STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Defendants File Notice of Appeal Contesting Order Rejecting Post-Trial Motions in $110 Million Talc Verdict
December 13, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– Defendants whose post-trial motions were denied last month by a Missouri state court –– in which the court opined that the plaintiffs had established specific personal jurisdiction over both defendants –– have filed a notice of appeal, according to the court’s online docket.
The notice of appeal filed by Johnson & Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Co. Inc., and Imerys Talc America was filed with the Missouri Court of Appeal on Dec. 11.
The appeal arose from an order issued Nov. 29 by Judge Rex M. Burlison of the Missouri 22nd Judicial Circuit Court for St. Louis ...