J&J Motion to Dismiss Pending in Fla. Talcum Powder Lawsuit; Defendants Attacking Claims on Pleading Grounds

  • Motion to Dismiss

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –– A motion to dismiss a talcum powder case remains pending in a Florida state court, with the Johnson & Johnson defendants contending that the plaintiffs’ complaint does not state a claim upon which relief could be granted.

The Johnson & Johnson defendants filed the motion to dismiss in the Florida 17th Judicial Circuit Court for Broward County at the end of July; the plaintiffs have not yet responded.

Plaintiff Deborah Bluth contended in her complaint that her use of the defendants’ Baby Powder product caused her ovarian cancer. Among the causes of action asserted in …


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