Miss. Attorney General Opposes Talcum Powder Petition in U.S. Supreme Court, Says Appeal is ‘Unwarranted’
November 5, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The Attorney General of Mississippi has urged the nation’s highest court to reject a petition for review filed by Johnson & Johnson in a talcum powder lawsuit, maintaining that the claims are not preempted and arguing that “at this late stage, [Johnson & Johnson has] repeatedly tried to delay the case from proceeding to trial.”
In a Nov. 3 brief filed in opposition with the U.S. Supreme Court, Lynn Fitch, Attorney General with the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office argued that Johnson & Johnson has presented two questions that the state supreme court did not address.
“Because this …