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Baby Powder linked to Ovarian Cancer

Talcum baby powder has been linked ovarian cancer. As more and more women learn about the link, more lawsuits are being filed nationwide. Women with ovarian cancer can get help from Sadler Ladenburg. Our Tacoma personal injury attorneys help those impacted by ovarian cancer caused by baby powder and other Talcum products.

Johnson and Johnson developed their baby powder more than a century ago. Recent lawsuits have exposed their corporate practice to manipulate information about the product’s safety for more than 40 years. A jury verdict last year ordered the company to pay $127 million in damages to two families impacted by ovarian cancer linked to Talcum powder usage.
Recently the jury’s verdict on the talcum powder’s lawsuit left many people shocked worldwide. If Johnson & Johnson was found guilty and ordered to pay $127 million in compensatory damage, is this the irrefutable proof that their famous cosmetic product can cause cancer? And if so, why science keeps claiming that there’s no consensus on whether this substance is truly dangerous for our health?

In one case, the Court was provided the court with a damaging document. In Johnson & Johnson’s internal correspondence, a medical consultant suggested that denying the possible risks could damage the company’s own image.

In another recent case, a woman was awarded $110 million after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 57. She alleged that Johnson $ Johnson concealed the possibility that talc in its baby powder and Shower to Shower products can cause cancer. The company has now lost verdicts of $72 million, $70 million and $55 million. Johnson & Johnson faces multiple federal class-action suits according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

For more information on recent lawsuits, read this news article.

For more information on how Sadler Ladenburg Personal Injury Attorneys can help ovarian cancer victims who used baby powder, please call us at 253-573-1700.

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