3rd Circuit Grants Joint Motion to Extend Briefing Deadlines in Appeal of Order Dismissing Talc Class Action

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TRENTON, N.J. –– The 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has granted a joint motion to extend the briefing deadlines in the appeal of an order dismissing a talcum powder class action complaint, allowing the plaintiffs until Jan. 5 to file their brief.

In a Nov. 30 order, the federal appellate court further ordered that the defendants file their brief by March 2, and the plaintiffs file a reply brief by April 2.

The plaintiffs’ brief had previously been due Dec. 18.

In July, the MDL Court granted Johnson & Johnson’s motion to dismiss the first amended complaint filed in …


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