New Talcum Powder Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Death After Women Developed Fallopian Tube Cancer

   

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Filings Allege Women Can Develop Ovarian Cancer After Prolonged Genital Use Of Johnson & Johnson’s Talcum Powder Products.

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Talcum-Powder-Ovarian-Cancer-LawsuitA Texas woman who used talcum powder products in her feminine hygiene routine for over three decades died of fallopian tube cancer, according to a recently filed talcum powder cancer lawsuit. The wrongful death complaint names as defendants Johnson & Johnson (J&J), which manufactured the Baby Powder and Shower to Shower the plaintiff used, Imerys Talc, a talc supplier, and Personal Care Products Council, the national trade association representing companies in the personal care and cosmetics industry, including J&J. (Talcum Powder Lawsuit Case 1:17-cv-00487, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia)

The fallopian tube cancer lawsuit is similar to thousands of lawsuits pending in state and federal courts across the country that allege regular talcum powder use for feminine hygiene purposes may lead to ovarian cancer. The lawsuits accuse J&J of failing to warn women about the cancer risk.

The attorneys at Southern Med Law are in contact with women and their survivors who are concerned over the potential for developing cancer after prolonged genital talcum powder use. Given the recently filed Talcum Powder lawsuit, women will not only pose questions about ovarian cancer, but also about fallopian tube cancer.

“While ovarian cancer has been at the center of most of the lawsuits, this latest complaint involves cancer of the fallopian tubes which is just as devastating and fatal,” says Dr. François Blaudeau, founder of Southern Med Law, who is an attorney and a practicing obstetrician/ gynecologist.

Southern Med Law urges women who believe they developed ovarian cancer or fallopian tube cancer due to prolonged genital use of Johnson & Johnson’s Shower to Shower or Baby Powder to contact Southern Med Law at 1-205-547-5525 to discuss their potential legal rights and for a free talcum powder cancer lawsuit review. You can visit southernmedlaw.com for more information.

The talcum powder lawsuit states that fallopian tube cancer is closely related to ovarian cancer, and the plaintiff received her diagnosis in August 2013 when she was 52 years old. Unfortunately, the plaintiff succumbed to cancer in March 2015, after using Shower to Shower and Baby Powder from 1978 until 2011. The complaint noted the studies that have been conducted regarding the potential link between cancer and talcum powder, including the first epidemiological study performed in 1982 that found a 92 percent increased risk in ovarian cancer with women who reported genital talc use. The lawsuit asserts that J&J knew or should have known of the “unreasonably dangerous and carcinogenic nature of talc, especially when used in a woman’s perineal region.” (Talcum Powder Lawsuit Case 1:17-cv-00487, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia)

Talc is a naturally occurring mineral made up mostly of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. It has been suggested that ovarian cancer is developed when talc particles applied to the genital area travel through the vagina, uterus, and fallopian tubes to the ovary, according to the American Cancer Society. The swirl of controversy surrounding talc and ovarian cancer has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health to launch a study on the issue.
https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/talcum-powder-and-cancer.html

All federally filed talcum powder lawsuit filings against J&J are consolidated in the District of New Jersey for coordinated pretrial proceedings. The talcum powder complaints accuse J&J of failing to adequately warn that regular use of Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for feminine hygiene purposes may cause women to develop ovarian cancer. (In Re: Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Marketing, Sales Practices & Products Liability Litigation – Talcum Powder Lawsuit MDL No. 2738)

About Southern Med Law And Filing A Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit

Southern Med Law is led by Dr. François Blaudeau, an attorney and a practicing obstetrician/ gynecologist. The firm’s legal staff possess a deep understanding of the complex medical and legal questions at issue in talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits. Southern Med Law’s attorneys are not afraid to take on the nation’s largest corporations in their pursuit of justice, and are committed to ensuring that all victims have access to the type of aggressive legal advocacy that assures success.

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