Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer
New case verdicts have found that asbestos from talc products was a causative factor in women’s ovarian cancer.
Talcum powder has been used by women and girls for decades in what was thought to be a harmless method of absorbing moisture. Now, multiple U.S. jury verdicts linking regular use of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder to ovarian cancer highlight potentially fatal risks from talcum powder products. As alleged in lawsuits against talc manufacturers, these cancer risks were concealed from consumers, a “failure to warn” that has led to cancer-related injuries and deaths from talc exposure.
In October of 2019, plaintiff counsel in the national talcum powder cancer litigation submitted letters to the judge overseeing the cases alerting her to what it determined to be inaccuracies in certain of defendant Johnson & Johnson’s statements to the court regarding Johnson’s Baby Powder samples that tested positive for asbestos. You can read plaintiffs’ letters regarding Johnson & Johnson’s 2019 baby powder recall and the FDA’s certificate of analysis relating to the testing underlying that recall.
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If you or a family member or a friend is a long-time daily user of talcum powder products (10 years or more) and have received a diagnosis of ovarian cancer or fallopian tube cancer, you have the right to seek fair compensation for your injuries.
Please contact us using the form below or by calling Kelly McNabb at 1 800 541-7358. We will help affected persons and families gather the information and file the claims needed to seek recompense for any injuries, suffering, or related harm. We will review your claim for free, confidentially, and with no obligation on your part.
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