Lawyers for plaintiffs who have linked talcum powder to ovarian cancer are beginning to push back against the mass removal of their cases from state to federal court in the wake of the bankruptcy filing of a major talc supplier.

The filing earlier this year for bankruptcy protection of Imerys, the talc supplier to Johnson & Johnson, led the consumer products manufacturer to remove to federal court thousands of talc cases—many of which had been gearing up for trial.

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