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Talc Powder Lawsuits

Austin Talc Powder Litigation Lawyers

Providing the Compassionate Legal Guidance You Need

Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against companies such as Johnson & Johnson that produce certain talcum powder products. The product liability claims allege that use had caused women to develop ovarian or fallopian tube cancer. If you or someone you love used talc and were diagnosed with cancer, you might be able to take civil action and recover compensation for damages you sustained. Our dedicated team at Briggle & Polan, PLLC is ready to deliver focused and personalized legal attention to help you through the lawsuit process. Our attorneys have years of experience handling complex legal matters, and we are prepared to fight relentlessly on your behalf, working toward getting the justice you deserve.

Request a free consultation by calling us at (512) 400-3278.

Talcum Powder Use and Ovarian Cancer

For years, many women have used talcum powder for personal hygiene, for instance, dusting it between their legs or on sanitary napkins. However, such application near the genitals has been linked to the development of ovarian cancer. The particles in the substance can travel through the uterus and get trapped in the ovaries, which can become inflamed and allow cancer cells to develop.

Recent studies have linked talc use with ovarian cancer, saying it increases the risk of a diagnosis by 30%. However, companies maintain that their talc products are not harmful and continue to sell them. Yet, a report issued by Reuters suggests that Jonhson & Johnson knew for years that its powder wasn’t safe to use, but did not inform the public of potential health issues.

Now, thousands of lawsuits have been filed against companies that manufacture talc-based powders.

Brands that have faced litigation include:

  • Gold Bond Medicated Powder
  • Shower to Shower
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Clubman Pinaud Talc
  • Nivea Pure Talc
  • McKesson Baby Powder

Juries have awarded victims and their families millions of dollars in verdicts for damages suffered from talc powder use. Most notably, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

If you or a loved one used talc powder and was diagnosed with ovarian or fallopian tube cancer, our Austin attorneys are ready to go up against the responsible company. At Briggle & Polan, PLLC, we have the knowledge, skills, and resources to develop an effective legal strategy and fight for compensation for lost wages, pain/suffering, medical expenses, and other damages.

To discuss your rights and legal options with our skilled team, call us at (512) 400-3278 or contact us online.

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We've Recovered Millions

  • $1.8 Million Delivery Truck Accident

    Our client was t-boned by a large package delivery truck that was traveling in excess of 70 mph. He sustained a severe neck injury that required spinal surgery. *Net to client was $759,182.96.

  • $1.5 Million Work Accident Caused Brain Injury

    Our client was thrown off the back of a work truck, which fractured his skull and caused him to suffer a traumatic brain injury. *Net proceeds to the client were $900,052.11.

  • $1.3 Million Hit By Drunk Driver

    Our client was run over by a drunk driver operating a company truck late at night which required multiple surgeries and months of rehabilitation. *Net proceeds to our client were $571,000.00.

  • $1.3 Million Hit and Run Truck Accident

    Our client was rear-ended by a large package delivery truck on I-35, which fled the scene. *Net to client was $461,708.19.

  • $1 Million Rear-End Collision Resolved

    Our client was rear-ended by an insurance adjuster in a commercial vehicle causing severe back and neck injuries. *Net to the client was $346,766.03.

  • $1 Million Drunk Driver T-Bone Collision

    Our client was the passenger in a vehicle that was t-boned by a drunk driver, which resulted in her suffering multiple, life-threatening injuries. *Net to client was $395,912.60.

  • $450 Thousand DWI Wreck Resolved

    Our client was rear-ended by a drunk driver, which injured his back and neck. *Net proceeds to the client were $229,040.12.

  • $450 Thousand 18 Wheeler Rollover Resolved

    Our client was an employee working for a company in Montana when he was injured in a rollover collision with an 18-wheeler. *Net to the client was $214,573.81.

  • $400 Thousand Company Truck Wreck

    Our client was traveling down a residential street when a company truck backed out of a driveway into the side of her vehicle. *Net to client was $110,000.

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    A man driving a cement truck was injured when his tire blew out and the cement truck rolled over. *Net to the client was $123,916.22.

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