Johnson’s baby powder has been used for feminine hygiene products for decades. It is widely used and accepted by most of the females and their child across the globe. In the early 1980s, a comprehensive study found out that this talcum powder is linked to ovarian cancer.
After that, many women who were suffering from ovarian cancer due to prolonged use of baby powder file a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit against talcum powder manufacturing company. Baby powder lawsuits aim to hold Johnson & Johnson accountable for choosing profits over human life by not warning the public about the cancer risk associated with talc.
How Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?
Ovarian Cancer is a silent killer that starts from ovaries and as cancer grows, it spread all over the body. It has a few initial symptoms that are often ignored by women until the disease has progressed.
When women keep using talcum powder in their day-to-day life, talc particles travel through the reproductive system and go into their ovaries, causing irritation and damage to DNA, that allows the growth of ovarian cancer cells.
How your attorney help you in this case?
Your attorney will order a copy of your medical records and then review them very carefully to trace the evidence of talcum powder pieces in your reports. He may look for an expert who will review your pathological reports so that they can prove that your ovarian tissue contains talc fibres.
If you are in doubt that your ovarian cancer is caused by the use of talcum powder then you may need an attorney to help you in your case and negotiate in settlements. These cases are complex, so it is wise to seek some legal help so that you can fight against the culprit and get justice.