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Florida Talcum Powder Plaintiffs Move to Vacate Order Closing Case, Dismiss Imerys Talc from Proceedings
June 10, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. –– Plaintiffs with talcum powder claims pending in Florida state court have asked the court to vacate the final order directing the clerk to close the case, contending that since the recent removal of the case is predicated on the claims against Johnson & Johnson only, the court has jurisdiction over the matter.
In a May 6 motion filed in the Florida 9th Judicial Circuit Court for Orange County, the plaintiffs explained that while their case was among thousands removed by Johnson & Johnson on grounds that the claims related to the ongoing Imerys Talc America bankruptcy proceedings, ...