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Fla. State Court Judge Sets Asbestos Talcum Powder Case for Non-Binding Summary Jury Trial

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. –– A Florida state court has scheduled an asbestos talcum powder case for a non-binding summary jury trial so that the parties “may obtain lay perceptions of the parties’ positions as aids to further settlement discussions.”

In an Oct. 2 order, the Florida 15th Judicial Circuit Court for Palm Beach County scheduled the one-day non-binding summary jury trial for the docket period of Dec. 10 through Jan. 18.

“Even if the parties already participated in mediation, the parties shall participate in another mediation not later than 30 days after the summary jury trial,” the order ...

Associated Documents
Status Conference
Notice for Trial
Summary Jury Trial Order

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