Talcum Powder Lawsuits

Talcum Powder Lawsuits

Two Talcum Powder Class Action lawsuits were filed against Johnson and Johnson in 2014. This came after a woman in South Dakota won a Talcum Powder lawsuit after Johnson and Johnson was found negligent for failing to warn of increased risk of ovarian cancer while using Talcum Powder. The Talcum Class Action lawsuits involve two products: Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. As in other pharmaceutical lawsuits these Talcum Powder lawsuits are primarily over the companies "Failure to Warn". The other Talcum Powder legal charges include: Negligence, Breach of implied warranty, Violations of Unfair Competition law and Violations of consumers' legal remedies.

Talcum Powder Side Effects

In addition to ovarian cancer, dangerous Talcum Powder Side Effects include: Pelvic Pain, Respiratory Issues and Urinary Symptoms. Some Talcum Powder side effects have resulted in the victims dying. The lack of a proper warning label on the Talcum Powder products is a major factor in this litigation. There is mounting data that genital use of Talcum powder can lead certain types of cancers. Simi liar to the pending Testosterone Litigation, plaintiffs are arguing that manufacturers knew of the risks associated with their products but failed to alert of these risk in the product packaging. In terms of Talcum Powder, some plaintiffs are citing research data that goes back to the 1960's. There have been some plaintiff's that have joined the Talcum Powder Class Action lawsuit, without having suffered from Cancer. To read more about the breaking news and legal information, visit our Talcum Powder Class Action section.

$72 Million Dollars Awarded in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

After a woman died of ovarian cancer, her family sued Johnson and Johnson claiming that using Talcum Powder caused her cancer. On 2/23 a Missouri jury agreed with the Talcum Powder Cancer claim and awarded the woman's estate $72 million dollars. There have been other Talcum powder lawsuits filed that also claim that using the baby powder caused woman cancer. The Talcum Powder Trail in Missouri lasted 3 weeks. The jury needed only 5 hours of deliberations to come to it's decision in this Talcum Powder verdict. The jury stated that the plaintiff is entitled to $10 Million in damages and then $62 million in punitive damages. Johnson and Johnson is expected to appeal this Talcum Powder Lawsuit. Currently there are reports of at least 1,200 more Talcum Powder lawsuits being filed against Johnson and Johnson.

Talcum Powder Lawyers

If you have suffered side effects from Talcum Powder use, you may be entitled to compensation. The statue of limitations in each state is different and due to the injuries associated with Talcum Powder, some Talcum Powder lawsuits may be different. Hiring an experienced product liability attorney that has been to war against the large pharmaceutical companies is key to recovering the maximum recovery the law will allow. To learn the best options when filing a Talcum Powder lawsuit, complete the Free Talcum Powder Case Evaluation to the right. Our legal specialists are standing by to guide you in the next steps in filing and winning a Talcum Powder lawsuit claim.

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