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Asbestos Cosmetic Talcum Powder Trial Against J&J, Imerys Talc Set to Begin This Month

LOS ANGELES –– An asbestos cosmetic talcum powder trial against Johnson & Johnson defendants and Imerys Talc America Inc. is scheduled to begin this month in California, according to recent court documents.

A final status conference was held on Oct. 8 in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County, at which time the court stated that a panel of 75 prospective jurors was ordered to report to Department 9 on Oct. 15.

A jury trial of 20 days was scheduled to begin on Oct. 15; opening statements were anticipated to take place on Oct. 21.

Judge David S. Cunningham ...

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Minute Order (Judge Assignment)

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