STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talcum Powder MDL Plaintiffs Object to Discovery, Deposition Procedure, Say They’re Being ‘Denied Discovery Tools’
February 26, 2018
TRENTON, N.J. –– Plaintiffs involved in the federal multidistrict litigation docket for talcum powder claims have objected to a proposed case management order relating to discovery and depositions, maintaining that the proposal is “simply inconsistent with the sound and efficient management of an MDL case of this complexity.”
In a Feb. 20 objection filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the plaintiffs argued that the proposed CMO would require them to do what no other MDL Court has done in similar circumstances: to proffer expert reports and proceed to a general causation hearing “without the ...