Talcum powder is commonly used to treat diaper rash, to absorb moisture, and as a deodorant. Talcum powder can be found in many baby powders, foot powders, medicated powders, cosmetics and intimate hygiene products. However, studies have linked the use of products containing talcum powder with an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer.
If you used Talcum Powder and later developed ovarian cancer, you may be entitled to compensation.
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed and more $760 million has been awarded against major talcum powder manufacturers such as Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive for failure to provide cancer warnings.
Individuals who have developed ovarian cancer from using products containing talcum powder are filing lawsuits in both federal and state courts nationwide. These individuals may be eligible to receive financial compensation from talcum powder manufacturers. Financial compensation may help harmed patients with medical bills and lost wages, as well as compensation for the pain and suffering they’ve endured. Additionally, punitive damages may be rewarded. The purpose of punitive damages is to discourage similar behavior on the part of manufacturers.
Capitol Legal LLP is currently accepting Talcum Powder cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know developed ovarian cancer from using products containing talcum powder, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation.