Plaintiff Seeks Rehearing of Order Tossing $55 Million Talcum Powder Verdict

ST. LOUIS –– A talcum powder plaintiff whose $55 million talcum powder verdict was tossed on jurisdiction grounds has asked the Missouri intermediate appellate court to rehear the matter or, in the alternative, transfer it to the state’s highest court for review.

The motion for rehearing or transfer to the Missouri Supreme Court was filed July 9 in the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District, 10 days after the appellate court had ruled that the U.S. Supreme Court’s personal jurisdiction decision in BMS controls the proceedings even though it was issued after the verdict was reached and while …


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