STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
3rd Circuit Hears Arguments Relating to Dismissal of Talcum Powder Class Action Suit
June 20, 2018
PHILADELPHIA –– The 3rd Circuit has heard arguments relating to the dismissal of a talcum powder class action suit and is poised to weigh in on whether the plaintiffs had sufficiently alleged an injury-in-fact.
Oral arguments took place as scheduled on June 14 before Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith and Circuit Judges Michael A. Chagares and Julio M. Fuentes.
In the April reply brief, the plaintiffs further noted that when making its ruling, the district court did not have the guidance of the 3rd Circuit’s decision in Cottrell v. Alcon Laboratories, in which the appellate court ruled that a plaintiff ...