STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report

Retrial of Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Case Continued as Atlanta Court Declares Judicial Emergency, Citing COVID-19 Concerns

ATLANTA –– The retrial of a talcum powder ovarian cancer case that ended in a hung jury last year has been continued from its April 8 trial date in wake of an Atlanta state court judge’s declaration of the existence of a judicial emergency related to the continued transmission of Coronavirus/COVID-19 throughout the county.

In a March 16 order, Hon. Jane Morrison of the Georgia State Court for Fulton County continued the April 8 retrial date, with new dates “to be determined.”

Judge Morrison also continued the pretrial status hearing that had been set for April 6, as well as ...

Associated Documents
Brower Order
Judicial Emergency Order



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