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Contact Calcagno & Associates if You Have Cancer Caused by Talc Use!

For more than 40 years there have been suspicions in the medical industry that the use of talcum powder is related to the development of cancer in the reproductive system. The most serious potential side effect from the use of talcum powder by women is ovarian cancer, caused by talc particles entering the ovaries through the vagina and traveling into the fallopian tubes, increasing a woman’s risk for developing ovarian cancer by 30–60%. Studies show that the more often a woman uses this product on her genital area, the more likely she will experience ovarian cancer.

More than one thousand lawsuits have been filed by women who have suffered ovarian cancer as a result of using talcum powder on their genital area. If you are a woman who regularly used talcum powder for feminine hygiene and were diagnosed with ovarian cancer, you may be entitled to significant compensation.Contact Calcagno & Associates today for your free consultation.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Talcum powder contains high concentrations of two different asbestos fibers that are known to cause cancer.
  • Johnson & Johnson never put a warning label on its talcum powder products warning about the possibility of cancer.
  • There have been many successful lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson by ovarian cancer victims, with some verdicts reaching millions of dollars.
  • Talcum powder has been proven to adversely affect children, as well.

Call Attorney Andrew Calcagno today at 844-603-2971 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Andrew J. Calcagno

Jurisdictions:

  • New York

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts; St. John’s University
    • Graduated summa cum laude, 1987
    • 4.0 GPA in Political Science Major (Gold Key)
    • 4.0 GPA in History, Minor
    • 4.0 GPA in Philosophy, Minor
    • Graduated No. 8 in Liberal Arts College
    • President, Pre-Law Society
    • Head Delegate, Harvard National Model United Nations
  • Juris Doctor; Hofstra University School of Law
    • Graduated top twenty percent (20%) of Class
    • Articles and Research Editor, Hofstra Labor Law Journal

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”)
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Life Member

 

Verdicts & Settlements

$4,743,086 – VERDICT – FOUR (4) WEEK TRIAL -TRAIN ACCIDENT

Case Summary:
HUDSON COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, JERSEY Union, NEW JERSEY:
A 52 year-old Head Neuro-Surgical Nurse at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in New York City was a passenger aboard a New Jersey Transit Train on the Morris/Essex line heading towards Hoboken when a pantograph hanging over the side of a disabled train on the adjacent track smashed through the window of plaintiff’s train, and struck her in the face and head. As a result, the plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured skull, a large epidural hematoma requiring an emergency craniotomy. Plaintiff was disabled from work as a result of this horrible accident. After a four-week trial, the Jury found New Jersey Transit 100% responsible for her injuries.


$2,500,000 – RECOVERY AFTER THREE (3) WEEKS OF TRIAL – HEAD-ON COLLISION

Case Summary:
NEW YORK SUPREME COURT, NEW YORK, NEW YORK:
A 23 year-old waitress was a passenger in an automobile when the host drunk driver rear-ended a disabled tractor-trailer on the lower level of the George Washington Bridge. The plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including a right temporal skull fracture, requiring a temporal craniotomy; post-traumatic seizure disorder; and post-traumatic stress disorder. Plaintiff was disabled from work.


$2,000,000 – SETTLEMENT – WRONGFUL DEATH – PRODUCTS LIABILITY

Case Summary:
ESSEX COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY
A 46 year-old diesel mechanic was crushed to death while repairing a valve inside the compactor unit of a front-end loader garbage truck. The valves, which were being repaired by the mechanic, should have been located outside the compactor unit, rather than inside the unit where the crushing compactor blade was located. After the mechanic repaired the blade with the truck running, the blade began to move toward him, but he was trapped inside the compactor unit. When the owner of the garbage carting company screamed to the mechanic to get out of the truck, the driver of the truck mistakenly jumped out of the cab and failed to push the kill switch to the compactor blade which was located next to him in the cab. Unfortunately, by the time the owner jumped in the cab to push the kill switch, it was too late.


$1,800,000 – SETTLEMENT – MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT – HEAD-ON COLLISION

Case Summary:
UNINSURED MOTORIST CLAIM AGAINST ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY
A Pennsylvania couple was driving to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to celebrate their 24th wedding anniversary. A pickup truck traveling at a high rate of speed (approximately 70 miles per hour) in the opposite lanes of traffic crossed over the median dividing Route 501 (Interstate 95) and crashed head-on into their car. The Plaintiffs were extricated from their car with the “Jaws of Life.” The passenger suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured femur, a right wrist fracture, and a severe left wrist fracture, requiring multiple surgeries. The driver suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured femur, a fractured tibia and a fractured hip socket.


$1,300,000 – VERDICT – ICE HOCKEY RINK ACCIDENT

Case Summary:
MIDDLESEX COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY
A 40 year-old man playing recreational hockey in a men’s adult hockey league at the Wall Sports Arena sustained a pylon fracture to his left ankle when the blade to his skate got caught in a gap in the kick plate of the boards as he was making a wing turn to retrieve the puck after a face off at center ice.


$1,000,000 – SETTLEMENT- MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT – REAR-END HIT

Case Summary:
MORRIS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT – MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY
A 42 year-old driver was rear-ended, causing an aggravation of a pre-existing back condition, and resulting in back surgery. Case settled for the defendant’s $1,000,000 policy limits a week before trial.


$1,000,000 – SETTLEMENT – CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – STATEN ISLAND FUEL PIER

Case Summary:
RICHMOND COUNTY SUPREME COURT, STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK
A 36 year-old electrician walking along the Staten Island Fuel Pier (which was under construction) fell into an unprotected opening in the metal grating. He was knocked unconscious for 30 minutes and was pulled to safety by co-workers. He sustained a closed head injury and two herniated discs in his lower back, but did not undergo surgery.


$750,000 – VERDICT – FALL ON SIDEWALK ALONG SIDE CONSTRUCTION SITE

Case Summary:
KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
A 66 year-old pedestrian was walking along a sidewalk in front of a large house under construction when she was caused to trip and fall over a piece of plywood covered with dirt and protruding into the pedestrian’s path of travel. The pedestrian suffered a comminuted fracture of the right dominant elbow requiring surgery.

 

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