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.”

The move seemed bound to happen, particularly given that on June 19, the same day that the Supreme Court issued its Bristol-Myers decision, Johnson & Johnson successfully sought a mistrial of a case in Missouri state court alleging that three women died from ovarian cancer after prolonged use of its baby powder products.

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