Missouri Appellate Court Allows Talcum Powder Defendants Extension in Filing Brief in Appeal of $70 Million Verdict

ST. LOUIS –– A Missouri appellate court overseeing the appeal of a $70 million talcum powder verdict has allowed the defendants 60 additional days to file their opening brief, according to court documents.

On June 1, the defendants had asked the Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeal for a stay pending the court’s opinion in Ristesund, or, in the alternative for an additional 60 days to file their opening brief.

According to a June 4 docket entry, the court opted for the extension, allowing the defendants until Aug. 6 to file their brief. The defendants had previously been granted …


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