Talcum Powder MDL Judge Grants Johnson & Johnson’s Motion to Seal Certain Exhibits
November 22, 2021
TRENTON, N.J. –– The national court overseeing the talcum powder multidistrict litigation docket has granted a motion to seal certain documents, agreeing with the parties that the exhibits in question contain personal identifying information.
In a Nov. 22 order, Hon. Lois H. Goodman of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey ordered that seven exhibits should be sealed in addition to redacted portions of another five exhibits.
In a June 18 memorandum in support of its motion to seal the documents, Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. noted that the plaintiffs did not …