Calif. Court Asks Defendants to File Jurisdiction-Related Motions, Plans in Coordinated Talc Docket

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LOS ANGELES –– The California court overseeing the state’s coordinated docket for talcum powder ovarian cancer claims has issued an order asking the defendants to file a motion to quash as to the non-California plaintiffs on personal jurisdictional grounds before ruling on a prior request from the plaintiffs to rule on jurisdictional discovery.

In a May 3 order, the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County further asked the plaintiffs to submit a proposal outlining a jurisdictional discovery plan by July 16, “specifically outlining the discovery [the executive committee] requires to oppose the motion and how it has a tendency …


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