Warning Label Suit Over J&J Talc To Stay In Fed. Court

Law360, Los Angeles (August 23, 2018, 4:26 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday denied a request by seven women to send back to state court their suit alleging Johnson & Johnson violates state warning label and false advertising laws by selling asbestos-contaminated talcum powder products, saying there is "no doubt" the case belongs in federal court.

At the outset of the hearing in downtown Los Angeles, U.S. District Judge George H. Wu issued a four-page written tentative ruling denying the motion for remand brought by the plaintiffs, who have opened a new front in the ongoing legal battles over J&J's talc by arguing the alleged contamination of the...

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