A survey conducted by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that 40% of female participants utilized talc-based products for feminine hygiene purposes, while 14.5% used on a daily basis. Talcum-based products have been linked to ovarian cancer.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and you have used talcum-based products, you may have the right to take action in court to receive compensation for your diagnosis and related damages. A member of our team at The Fox Law Firm, P.C. can help you: We encourage you to contact our office as soon as possible to find out more.
Years of research point to the possibility that prolonged talc exposure may lead to ovarian cancer. When talc comes into contact with female genitalia, it can travel through the body via the vagina and fallopian tubes, coming into contact with the ovaries. It has been estimated that as many as 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed each year may be caused by exposure to talcum powder.
Common household and personal hygiene products contain talc, such as:
Juries have ruled in favor of consumers against Johnson & Johnson, a large manufacturer that produces numerous talc-based products including baby powder. In February 2016, the family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer after using baby powder every day was awarded $72 million in damages. In May 2016, a woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer related to her use of talcum powder was awarded $55 million in damages from Johnson & Johnson.
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The attorneys at The Fox Law Firm, P.C. are prepared to handle Talcum Powder lawsuits from all 50 states. We have many years of experience, and we know how to fight this war and win. Remember: There is no risk in finding out more about your options, and we get paid only when you get paid for your injuries and pain.