Battle Over Venue for 1,300 Mo. Talc Cases Flares in Wake of 'Bristol-Myers'

, The National Law Journal


Armed with last month's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court, Johnson & Johnson has moved to dismiss the claims of 1,365 women with talcum powder suits in Missouri state court in part because their lawyers have engaged in "blatant forum shopping on a grand scale."

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