October 17, 2018 / 9:39 PM / a month ago

Judge rejects J&J bid to move Illinois talc case to federal court

A federal judge in Illinois has rejected Johnson & Johnson’s bid to transfer a lawsuit alleging its talc products caused a woman’s ovarian cancer to federal from state court.

U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle in Benton, Illinois, on Tuesday said the fact that the plaintiff also named a local Walgreens Co store where the talc was allegedly purchased as a defendant justified keeping the case in state court.

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