Missouri Court of Appeals

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Docket Number

ED 107476


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Missouri Court of Appeals reverses trial court in part, holding that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over some non-residents’ claims, and imposes a reduced $2.24 billion dollar judgment in talc litigation

July 02, 2020

Click here to view the opinion. The U.S. Chamber and Missouri Chamber filed an amicus brief supporting this outcome on personal jurisdiction but opposing the imposition of excessive punitive damages.

U.S. Chamber and Missouri Chamber file amicus brief urging reversal of $4.7 billion trial verdict in talc litigation

September 06, 2019

The brief argues that that there was no personal jurisdiction in Missouri over out-of-state plaintiffs’ claims, that joinder of 22 plaintiffs’ claims was improper, and that punitive damages award was unconstitutional.

Douglas R. Dalgleish and Julie C. Scheipeter of Stinson LLP, as well as Evan M. Tager, Craig W. Canetti, and Carl J. Summers of Mayer Brown LLP, served as co-counsel for the amici.

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