talcum powder lawsuits

If you or someone you know developed ovarian cancer after using talcum powder, you may be entitled to compensation and Vickery & Shepherd can help.

Studies have linked the use of talcum powder in the genital area to an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. Based on these studies, women who use talcum powder are approximately 30% more likely to be diagnosed with the disease.

Johnson & Johnson®, the world’s largest maker of health care merchandise, is under great scrutiny and is facing thousands of lawsuits claiming its talcum-based baby powder causes cancer due to trace amounts of asbestos in the product. Additionally, internal documents have shown that the company was aware of the issue but failed to warn the public. And more recently, a Federal Judge overseeing thousands of talcum powder cases ruled that there is reliable, admissible scientific evidence that the use of talc causes ovarian cancer in women.

Vickery & Shepherd has a long history of litigating and actually trying cases against pharmaceutical companies when they choose to sell unsafe products to consumers. Facing and fighting pharmaceutical companies, including Johnson & Johnson®, for negligent behavior is what we do. In fact, our blockbuster Paxil verdict in Wyoming led to industry-wide warnings about the dangerous side effects of the drug.

If you or someone you love has cancer as a result of using talcum powder, please contact us to discuss your legal options and to ensure your rights are protected. We know how difficult these cases can be. Our team promises you 100% confidentiality and 110% compassion. Vickery & Shepherd is here to help and to listen.

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