Talc Powder Lawsuits

Austin Talc Powder Litigation Lawyers

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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.

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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.

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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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