STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
3rd Circuit Won’t Rehear Order Affirming Dismissal of Talcum Powder Class Action
October 5, 2018
PHILADELPHIA –– The 3rd U.S. Court of Appeals has denied a petition for rehearing filed in the appeal of a talcum powder class action, opting not to revisit its recent order affirming the dismissal of the claims.
In a two-page Oct. 3 order, the 3rd Circuit stated that “no judge who concurred in the decision having asked for rehearing, and a majority of the judges of the circuit in regular service not having voted for rehearing, the petition for rehearing by the panel and the Court en banc, is denied.”
In its Sept. 6 opinion, the 3rd Circuit rejected the ...