STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Del. Court Denies Talcum Powder Plaintiffs’ Motion to Revisit Order Tossing Claims of Non-Residents
November 27, 2018
WILMINGTON, Del. –– A Delaware state court has denied a motion for re-argument filed by talcum powder plaintiffs, standing by its earlier decision to toss the claims of non-resident plaintiffs after finding that it did not have jurisdiction over those claims.
The Delaware Superior Court denied the plaintiffs’ motion for re-argument on Oct. 26.
In September, the state court concluded that the plaintiffs had failed to establish that the defendants engaged in “substantial” activity in the forum that would establish a requisite causal link.
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