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J&J wants talc trial halted, accuses plaintiff of 'forum shopping'

By John Breslin | May 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Talcum powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has moved to halt a trial in Missouri state court in which a man claims his wife died after her repeated use of baby powder.

Talc defendant cites Supreme Court ruling on out-of-state plaintiffs in bid to overturn verdict

By John Breslin | Apr 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A defendant in a class action lawsuit over claims that talc is linked to patients developing ovarian cancer has cited a recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling that foreign corporations cannot be sued for events that happened out of state.

Robocall lawsuit featuring voice of Huckabee certified as class-action

By John Breslin | Feb 12, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A district judge has certified a lawsuit as class-action that claims millions of robocalls with a message purportedly from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee were unlawfully sent to landlines across the country.

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