STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Calif. Court Asks Defendants to File Jurisdiction-Related Motions, Plans in Coordinated Talc Docket
May 23, 2018
LOS ANGELES –– The California court overseeing the state’s coordinated docket for talcum powder ovarian cancer claims has issued an order asking the defendants to file a motion to quash as to the non-California plaintiffs on personal jurisdictional grounds before ruling on a prior request from the plaintiffs to rule on jurisdictional discovery.
In a May 3 order, the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County further asked the plaintiffs to submit a proposal outlining a jurisdictional discovery plan by July 16, “specifically outlining the discovery [the executive committee] requires to oppose the motion and how it has a tendency ...