The Talcum Powder Lawsuit Helpline keeps you updated on all the latest news on the Talcum Powder lawsuits. We have just found out that the Talcum Powder Victims in Illinois Class Action Will Oppose Creation of An MDL Docket.
An MDL consolidates all nationwide Talcum Powder Lawsuits in one location under one judge in a court district, The idea of an MDL is to make the litigation process easier.
Plaintiffs involved in the Talcum Powder lawsuits pending in Illinois federal court will oppose the recent motion to create a multi-district litigation docket for talcum powder claims. Very often an MDL moves closer to a settlement offer from the manufacturer. It is possible that the lawyers feel the will have better luck keeping the litigation at a local level.
According to an Aug. 1 docket entry entered in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, a status conference was held and a motion had been filed to transfer this case into an MDL.
The Plaintiffs will be opposing the motion.