STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Defendants in Upcoming Multi-Plaintiff Ovarian Cancer Talcum Powder Trial Move to Dismiss Non-Missouri Plaintiffs’ Claims

ST. LOUIS –– Defendants involved in an upcoming multi-plaintiff talcum powder trial involving ovarian cancer claims have renewed their motion to dismiss 17 non-Missouri plaintiffs’ claims for lack of personal jurisdiction.

The motion was filed on April 12 in the Missouri Circuit Court for St. Louis City by Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Trial in the underlying matter is scheduled to begin June 4; at that time, the claims of all 22 plaintiffs will be heard by a jury, sources told HarrisMartin.

The defendants were recently denied in their efforts to challenge the trial court’s ...

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