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Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Reports have linked talcum powder to cause ovarian cancer in women when used for perineal hygiene. A lawsuit was filed and ultimately won talcum powder cancer in 2013. That talcum powder lawsuit was ruled on in federal court. The verdict came after the company admitted it knew of the between baby or talcum powder and it’s risk of ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is a very serious form of cancer that results in thousands of deaths every year. Johnson & Johnson a has a long history of issues with various products. There has been a long history of data that suggests that talcum powder can cause cancer when entered into the body, specifically the vagina. If Talc or talcum powder is entered into the body it can remain there for years and years, leading to inflammation and growth of ovarian cancer. A medical journal, Cancer Prevention Research, suggests that a female who uses talcum powder on a regular basis has at least a 40% increased risk of ovarian cancer vs women who do not. Despite this data there have been absolutely no warning from either the manufacturers of talcum powder, nor the FDA. Talcum powder is made from a soft mineral called hydrous magnesium silicate. A follow up study concluded that women who use talcum powder have between a 20% to 30% increased risk of suffering from ovarian cancer. There was no consensus on the amount of powder used and direct tie to cancer.

Brent Coon and Associates and their team of product liability lawyers are investigating lawsuits over talcum powder cancer claims. BCA has represented numerous victims of negligence and failure to warn, as well as the families of those victims. Our clients have been awarded or settled for millions of dollars, stemming from Product Liability Lawsuits. BCA prides itself on being a public policy law firm and aggressive litigators. We will fight for your legal rights even if that means taking your talcum powder lawsuit all the way to court. BCA has the greatest respect and admiration for the working people that compose the backbone of our great country. Our mission is to help ensure their rights are protected and their well-being respected. Companies have an obligation to inform the public of any possible dangers associated with their products. If talcum powder company’s knew of the cancer dangers associated with their products and didn’t inform the public they should be held liable. If you suffered cancer due to the use of talcum powder, contact our legal team today to file your talcum powder legal claim. Johnson and Johnson has already moved to eliminate any possible Talcum Powder Class Action lawsuit. Various Talcum Powder lawsuits have been filed around the country from woman who feel they have been victims of Talcum Powder and it caused their ovarian cancer. A Talcum Powder lawsuit was filed in Federal Court by the estate of a Staten Island woman who’s family claims she suffered ovarian cancer and died due to Talcum Powder use. Some of the companies that have been listed as defendants in these Talcum Powder Lawsuits include:

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Sanofi
  • Valeant
  • Chattem
  • Imerys

$72 Million Dollars Awarded in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

After a woman died of ovarian cancer, her family sued Johnson and Johnson claiming that using Talcum Powder caused her cancer. On 2/23 a Missouri jury agreed with the Talcum Powder Cancer claim and awarded the woman’s estate $72 million dollars. There have been other Talcum powder lawsuits filed that also claim that using the baby powder caused woman cancer. The Talcum Powder Trail in Missouri lasted 3 weeks. The jury needed only 5 hours of deliberations to come to it’s decision in this Talcum Powder verdict. The jury stated that the plaintiff is entitled to $10 Million in damages and then $62 million in punitive damages. Johnson and Johnson is expected to appeal this Talcum Powder Lawsuit. Currently there are reports of at least 1,200 more Talcum Powder lawsuits being filed against Johnson and Johnson.

Talcum Powder Lawyers

Brent Coon and Associates and their team of product liability lawyers are investigating Talcum Powder lawsuits for ovarian cancer victims. BCA has represented numerous victims of negligence and failure to warn, as well as the families of those victims. Our clients have been awarded or settled for millions of dollars, stemming from Product Liability Lawsuits. If you have suffered ovarian cancer as a result of talcum powder, you may be entitled to compensation.

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