STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Plaintiff Whose $55 Million Talcum Powder Verdict was Tossed Re-Files Complaint in MDL

NEWARK, N.J. –– A plaintiff whose $55 million talcum powder ovarian cancer verdict was tossed on jurisdiction grounds has re-filed her complaint directly into the New Jersey federal court overseeing the national multidistrict litigation docket for talcum powder claims.

In the June 20 filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, South Dakota resident Gloria Ristesund reasserted her claims that she developed ovarian cancer as a result of exposure to talcum powder.

In her new complaint, Ristesund said that she is filing suit against Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. She used the ...

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