Ga. Justices Won't Review Ruling That Talc Claims Were Late

By Morgan Conley (November 24, 2021, 5:49 PM EST) -- The Georgia Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to review a ruling that plaintiffs were too late in bringing strict liability claims against a Georgia-based company they say packaged Johnson & Johnson baby powder that contained asbestos, causing a woman's ovarian cancer.

The high court didn't give a reason when it denied certiorari to Shirley and Richard Eubanks, letting stand a  ruling from June by a Georgia Court of Appeals panel finding that strict liability claims against PTI Royston LLC are time-barred.

The lower appellate court reversed a trial court order that found the statute of repose did not affect claims made under the...

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