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J&J Denied Delay Request In Talc Cancer Missouri Trials

Law360, New York (January 5, 2017, 4:53 PM EST) -- The Missouri Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied Johnson & Johnson’s bid to delay upcoming trials in which consumers allege the company's talcum powder products caused ovarian cancer, the women’s attorneys announced on Thursday.

The health care giant had argued the 22nd Circuit Court in St. Louis didn’t have jurisdiction to hear the cases because most of the 1,350 plaintiffs with pending claims are not Missouri residents, but a judge decided otherwise.

"Anyone has the constitutional right to bring a case in any jurisdiction, " Ted Meadows, an attorney for the plaintiffs in Montgomery, Alabama, said in a statement. "We've chosen...

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