Help from a Talcum Powder Cancer Attorney
What is Talcum Powder? It is used primarily for cosmetics and used as a deodorant. Johnson & Johnson baby powder started selling it in 1894. This product is made from talc, a mineral made up mainly of the elements magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. The mineral can be found with asbestos in the earth, raising concern talc products are contaminated and can cause cancers in and around the lungs when inhaled.
What is Shower to Shower? It is another talc based product that has been around for nearly fifty years. Women have used it to stay dry, to feel fresh, and to be pampered. Shower to Shower started as a Johnson & Johnson product, and it was sold to Valeant Pharmaceuticals in 2012.
Most concerns about a possible link between talcum powder and cancer have been focused on:
Whether women who apply talcum powder regularly in the genital area have an increased risk of ovarian cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is part of the World Health Organization classifies talc that contains asbestos as “carcinogenic to humans.” Further, they classify the genital use of talc-based body powder as “possibly carcinogenic to humans.”
Millions of dollars in jury verdicts have already been assessed against Johnson & Johnson. In fact, there are more than 13,000 pending lawsuits. Some say that one of the main issues is that the company knew about the dangers of the talc particles as early as 1982 but never bothered to warn the public of the cancer risk.
In order for there to be a claim, ask yourself these questions:
Did you use any talcum powder products for feminine hygiene as an adult being at least 21 years old ?
Have you been using the products Johnson & Johnson baby powder or Shower to Shower product for feminine hygiene for 4 years or longer?
Were you diagnosed with ovarian cancer or any other type of gynecological cancer?
(uterine cancer, endometrial cancer, fallopian tube cancer or peritoneal cancer).
Was surgery performed?
Have you even been tested for the BRCA gene?
Hiring a Talcum Powder Cancer Attorney
That being said there are strict time deadlines in order to file a talcum powder lawsuit. Don’t delay and learn about your rights today. Our legal team can be reached at (866) I-SUE-YOU (478-3968), (866) BAD RXRX, (223-7979), (954) 227-7529, (954) 998-0075 Text and email@example.com. We’ll gladly provide a no cost case evaluation. In fact, there are no attorney’s fees or costs unless there is a settlement or court award; our talcum powder litigation law firm we will even pay to obtain the hospital/medical records. We proudly service residents from all of Florida’s 67 Counties. Should your case involve the laws outside of the Sunshine State, don’t worry, be happy! Evan M. Ostfeld, Esquire co-counsels with attorneys throughout the United States to help assist with the talcum powder lawsuit.