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The Cheek Law Firm, LLC NEW ORLEANS LA

NEW ORLEANS — Technical deficiencies in a complaint are not evidence of improper joinder, and a woman will need discovery to flesh out her claims against a retailer she claims sold asbestos-tainted talc, a federal judge in Louisiana held in finding joinder proper and remanding the case on May 17 (Marilyn Rousseau v. Johnson & Johnson, et al., No. 18- ...

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The Cheek Law Firm, LLC NEW ORLEANS LA

NEW ORLEANS — Asbestos plaintiffs have not shown any connection between Rohm & Haas Chemicals LLC and Louisiana sufficient for jurisdiction purposes, but may yet if they can show that the company is responsible for asbestos at Weeks Island Morton Salt facility, a federal judge in the state held March 23 in granting jurisdictional discovery (Leech, et al. v. 3M. ...

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The Cheek Law Firm, LLC NEW ORLEANS LA

NEWARK, N.J. –– Talcum powder defendants have opposed a consolidated motion to remand filed in six Louisiana cases pending in the multidistrict litigation proceedings, maintaining that the plaintiffs’ claims against an in-state defendant have “no reasonable possibility of success.

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The Cheek Law Firm, LLC NEW ORLEANS LA

Law360, New York (October 13, 2017, 6:49 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge ruled Thursday that a Louisiana woman’s lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products...

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