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Johnson & Johnson appeal in talc lawsuit stalls as SCOTUS weighs in on out-of-state complainants issue in California suit

Michael McGrady May 26, 2017, 4:51pm

ST. LOUIS — Johnson & Johnson was dealt a blow to an appeal motion when a three-judge panel opted to not issue an opinion in a high-stakes talcum powder lawsuit against the company.

Johnson & Johnson talcum powder case stalled until U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Michael McGrady May 18, 2017, 8:30am

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District has opted out of providing an opinion on a talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson with more than $72 million in liability at stake until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on whether or not plaintiffs from out of state can bring claims to a specific jurisdiction.