Parties Exchange Briefing on Subpoena Served on Non-Party in Talcum Powder MDL

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TRENTON, N.J. –– The parties in the talcum powder products multidistrict litigation docket have exchanged briefs on a motion to quash Johnson & Johnson’s subpoena served upon non-party Paul Hess, which the plaintiffs argue seeks irrelevant information and exceeds the scope of discovery.

In a reply brief filed on June 11 in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Plaintiffs’ Steering committee maintaining that a recent opposition filed by the defendants “resounds with the same inaccurate and misleading argument that they proffer in their motion to compel the Inspection of Dr. Longo’s laboratory.”

“Defendants cherry-pick isolated …


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