No Delay For Approaching Talc Trials, Mo. High Court Rules

Law360, New York (January 26, 2017, 9:41 PM EST) -- The Missouri Supreme Court has ended Johnson & Johnson's attempts to head off multiple upcoming trials over cancers allegedly tied to talc powder use, and the first of the group starts in just over a week, according to a firm representing the plaintiffs.

The high court agreed with a decision earlier this month by the Missouri Court of Appeals rejecting any delays in the trials based on J&J's contention that many plaintiffs had no connection to Missouri, according to a statement Thursday from the Alabama-based law firm Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC, where partner Ted Meadows is taking...

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