More than 20 epidemiologic studies show an association between talc powder (baby powder) use in the genital area and ovarian cancer.
Talcum powder dusted on the genital area may reach the ovaries. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has concluded that perineal talc is a possible carcinogen.
Several studies conducted over the past 25 years have found an association between perineal talc powders and ovarian cancer. In fact, case-control studies found premenopausal women were 2-3 times more likely to develop ovarian cancer when using powders or feminine hygiene products containing talc, compared to women with no use. Levin Simes Abrams talcum powder lawyers are investigating cases of talcum powder ovarian cancer.
Speak with an experienced lawyer at Levin Simes Abrams for a free case consultation to learn more about the dangers of talcum powder and how to file a ovarian cancer lawsuit. Levin Simes Abrams is a nationally recognized law firm and is currently accepting talcum powder related ovarian cancer cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and used talcum powder, contact our lawyers immediately using the form on this page. We can investigate a baby powder lawsuit on your behalf if you were injured by talc baby powder products.
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Talcum Powder Lawsuit Verdict – $417 million
Johnson & Johnson was found liable for $70 million in damages and an additional $347 million in punitive damages for the cancer of a California plaintiff in the first ever CA verdict for talcum powder ovarian cancer. The jury verdict found Johnson & Johnson culpable for additional punitive damages after hearing about their marketing practices and the failure to warn regarding the risks of the product despite studies going back decades.
Talcum Powder Lawsuit Verdict – $72 million
Johnson & Johnson was found liable for $10 million in damages and an additional $62 million in punitive damages for the cancer and death of Ms. Fox, a decades long user of their talcum powder products. The total verdict from the baby powder lawsuit was $72 million. The jury verdict found Johnson & Johnson culpable in failing for years to warn consumers about the risk of talc-based products and their link to ovarian cancer.
Talcum Powder Lawsuit Verdict – $55 million
On May 2nd, 2016 a jury found Johnson & Johnson liable for $5 million in damages and $50 million in punitive damages. This verdict was after the jury heard the case of a women who used talcum powder for 40 years without receiving any warning to the danger. She required a hysterectomy during her treatment for cancer.
Talcum Powder Lawsuit Verdict – $70 million
A St. Louis jury found against Johnson & Johnson for $2.5 million in damages, and $65 million in punitive damages. Imergys Talc America was also found liable for damages, an additional $2.5 million bringing the total verdict to $70 million. The plaintiff had used talcum powder for over 4 decades for feminine hygiene.
Levin Simes Abrams has Recovered $500 Million on Behalf of its Clients
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