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Talc defendant had hoped to challenge jurisdictional rules in Pennsylvania, but just went bankrupt

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH – The outcome of an appeal questioning Pennsylvania's jurisdictional rules is uncertain, as lawsuits alleging talcum powder causes cancer face question marks after one of the main defendants, Imerys Talc America, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week.

Talc-asbestos lawsuits to stay in Pa. courts because of corporate registration law

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – According to the ruling of a federal judge, Pennsylvania courts now have jurisdiction over a talc and asbestos exposure injury case because the defendant followed state law in registering to do business here.

Talc lawsuits come to Philadelphia; Plaintiffs around the country have scored massive verdicts

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Lawsuits alleging that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder contained asbestos fibers that led female plaintiffs to develop cancer could be the latest legal trend with a track record of multimillion-dollar verdicts to make its way to the Philadelphia court system.

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