Who’s Affected

dangers of baby powder cancerIf you used Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower to Shower body powder and were diagnosed with ovarian cancer, you may qualify to participate in a free class action lawsuit investigation and pursue compensation and other damages. Family members of loved ones who died of baby powder cancer can also join.

It’s absolutely free to participate, and the baby powder cancer lawyers working this investigation do not get paid unless you do. Submit your information now for a free case evaluation!

Overview

Women who regularly use talcum baby powder on their genital area increase their risk of ovarian cancer by 24%, according to new research. This information is highly disturbing considering that nearly 40% of women are said to regularly use baby powder for personal hygiene after bathing and showering. Some of the most popular talc powder products used are Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower.

The first baby powder lawsuit to go to trial over ovarian cancer claims occurred in October 2013. The plaintiff accused Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn her that Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower could cause ovarian cancer. Other baby powder cancer lawsuits are being filed now against companies for failing to warn about this baby powder danger.

Baby Powder Danger: Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2014, about 21,980 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed and 14,270 women will die of ovarian cancer in the United States alone. The exact number of these ovarian cancer cases that are linked to talcum baby powder use is unknown, but meta-analysis of data pooled from eight separate studies found that out of 8,525 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, nearly a quarter used baby powder after bathing or showering.

Researchers warn that talcum particles applied to the genital area can travel into the body and trigger inflammation, “allowing cancer cells to flourish.” These tiny particles have been found deep inside the pelvis and ovaries of some women, and can last inside the body for years. It is estimated, for example, that it would take eight years for one particle of talc in the lungs to dissolve. Some experts say talcum powder is chemically similar to asbestos, which is linked to causing a deadly form of lung cancer called mesothelioma.

This baby powder danger was widely unknown by consumers for decades, putting hundreds of thousands of women at risk for ovarian cancer. A number of product liability lawsuits are being filed against baby powder manufacturers like Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about the danger of baby powder cancer.

A free class action lawsuit investigation has been launched to help women and their families pursue compensation for their injuries and medical bills. If you or your loved one was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and used a baby powder product such as Johsnon’s Baby Powder or Shower to Shower, submit your information above for a free and confidential case evaluation. You may qualify to pursue compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages.

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Join a Free Johnson’s Baby Powder Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Failing to warn consumers about the danger of baby powder cancer could make companies liable for your injuries. If you used Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower to Shower body powder and were diagnosed with ovarian cancer — or your loved one was — you may have a legal claim.

Submit your information now for a free case evaluation!

In general, baby powder lawsuits are filed individually by each plaintiff and are not class actions. After you fill out the form, the attorneys who work with Top Class Actions will contact you if you qualify to let you know if an individual lawsuit or class action lawsuit is best for you.

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