STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Johnson & Johnson Seeks Dismissal of Fraudulent Concealment Claim in Florida State Court Talc Case
October 5, 2018
PALM BEACH, Fla. –– Johnson & Johnson has asked a Florida state court to dismiss a fraudulent concealment claim included in a recently filed talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit, arguing that the evidence the plaintiff used to support that cause of action was public information and could not have possibly been concealed by the defendant.
In its Sept. 20 motion filed in the Florida 15th Judicial Circuit Court for Palm Beach County, the Johnson & Johnson defendants argued that “without pointing to a material fact that was actually concealed by the Johnson & Johnson defendants and which is in ...