Louisiana Plaintiffs Oppose Motion to Dismiss, Says Court Should Remand Case First



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  • Opposition


NEWARK, N.J. –– A Louisiana resident whose talcum powder claims were transferred to the national multidistrict litigation docket for talcum powder claims has opposed Imerys Talc America Inc.’s efforts to dismiss the case on jurisdiction grounds, noting that a motion to remand is still pending in the proceeding.

In the Nov. 27 opposition filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the plaintiffs argued that the defendant’s motion was premature since the Louisiana state court from which the case was removed “has constitutional authority to exercise personal jurisdiction over Imerys.”

Plaintiff Sandra Peck is one of …






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