Weston Talcum Powder Lawsuit Attorney
Suffering from Ovarian Cancer or Fallopian Tube Cancer? Call (954) 914-7116 to Seek Justice
The potential adverse health effects of using talc based-powders have been known by medical professionals for years. Despite this knowledge, major manufacturers of talcum powders such as Johnson & Johnson, Gold Bond, Clubman Pinaud Talc, and Nivea Pure Talc have fought to keep warning labels off their products and market them for feminine hygiene purposes.
If you have developed ovarian cancer or fallopian tube cancer after using a talc-based product, you may have grounds to take legal action against the negligent manufacturer in pursuit of monetary damages for your suffering. At Rash Mueller, our skilled Weston talcum powder lawsuit lawyer has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients harmed by dangerous products and can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.
Clients have chosen Attorney Rash for the following reasons:
- More than 40 years of collective legal experience
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An Overview of Talcum Powder Lawsuits
As of February 2016, major talcum powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is facing more than 1,200 total lawsuits and has been ordered to pay more than $100 million in settlements in regards to accusations that the company did not adequately warn consumers of the health risks of its popular Shower to Shower and Baby Powder products.
According to several different studies dating back to the 1960s including research by the American Cancer Society, particles from these and other talc-based products can migrate into a woman's ovaries and fallopian tubes if applied near the genital region, destroying nearby tissues and skyrocketing a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer.
The following brands of talcum powder have all been linked to cancer:
- Johnson & Johnson
- Gold Bond Medicated Powder
- Clubman Pinaud Talc
- Shower to Shower
- Nivea Pure Talc
- McKesson Baby Powder
As a result of the flood of pending lawsuits against major talc manufacturers, the Foundation for Consumers (FFC) has pushed for a warning label that would inform consumers of the risks associated with using talcum powder. Surprisingly, the FDA has remained relatively silent on the subject and has not taken action.
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