STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talc MDL Plaintiffs Oppose ‘Broad’ Efforts by J&J to Toss Testimony from General Causation Experts
June 12, 2019
NEWARK –– Plaintiffs with cases pending in the national multidistrict litigation docket for talcum powder claims have opposed Johnson & Johnson’s recent efforts to exclude general causation opinions of plaintiff experts, maintaining that the question at this juncture of the litigation is not whether the experts were right in their conclusions, but rather whether the experts were qualified to offer their opinions.
In the May 31 opposition brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the plaintiffs maintained that there is “no question” their general causation experts are “national and internationally recognized experts” in ...