STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
J&J Defendants Continue Efforts to Fix Venue for All Talc Claims in Del. Bankruptcy Court
June 12, 2019
WILMINGTON, Del. –– Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. have filed a reply brief backing their efforts to fix venue for thousands of claims it says is related to Imerys Talc America’s bankruptcy, maintaining that its attempt to move the cases is not a delay tactic and that “effectuates the sound policies that motivated Congress’s enactment of 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(5).”
In the May 28 brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the defendants further argued that its motion “attempts to shed light on plaintiffs’ improper attempt to have their cake and ...