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Mining Company Faces Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Friday, October 7th, 2016

The first talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit was filed in the year 2009 against Johnson & Johnson by a South Dakota woman named Diane Berg. Since that event, the number of baby-powder related lawsuits against the personal care products giant has spiraled upwards to over 1,200. We are talking about a corporation that was once … Continue reading “Mining Company Faces Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit”

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Settlement? J & J Reportedly Offered $1.3 Million to Keep the Talcum Powder Cancer Link Confidential

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Thursday, October 6th, 2016

2016 has been a terrible year for Johnson & Johnson mainly because of the cancer controversy surrounding its trademark baby powder-talcum powder product. Not a lot of people were seriously concerned about the safety of the powder until a Missouri jury ordered the mega-corporation to pay $72 million to the family of a deceased ovarian … Continue reading “Johnson & Johnson Talcum Settlement? J & J Reportedly Offered $1.3 Million to Keep the Talcum Powder Cancer Link Confidential”

The Height of Hypocrisy – Johnson & Johnson’s Talcum Ovarian Link Denials (Commentary about the Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial and Results)

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Monday, September 26th, 2016

Johnson & Johnson has been hit with multiple verdicts over its denials of the links of talcum powder to ovarian cancer. Two separate juries have already found there is such a link. Pathology slides showing a signature injury of talc in the cancer shows there is such a link and the increased risk to women … Continue reading “The Height of Hypocrisy – Johnson & Johnson’s Talcum Ovarian Link Denials (Commentary about the Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial and Results)”

Side Effects of Using Talcum Powder

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Given the widespread use of talcum powder in American households, it would be very difficult for most people to believe that this product can cause significant harm to our health. Talcum powder is used commonly by mothers, nurses and nannies to assist with diaper rash and absorb moisture. Certain people use talcum powder as a … Continue reading “Side Effects of Using Talcum Powder”

How Talcum Powder Became a Danger for Women

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Monday, September 19th, 2016

Studies conducted for over four decades have showed a clear enough connection between the development of ovarian cancer and the use of talcum powder for intimate personal hygiene. Major corporations may deny the link, but that does not change the fact that around 30% of the women who apply talcum powder on their private parts … Continue reading “How Talcum Powder Became a Danger for Women”

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $72 Million in Talcum Powder Lawsuit Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Johnson & Johnson, one of the most recognizable brands in the global personal care industry, has found itself in the middle of a heated talcum powder controversy. The corporation has been ordered to pay a grand total of $72 million to the family of a woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the famous J&J … Continue reading “Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $72 Million in Talcum Powder Lawsuit Linked to Ovarian Cancer”

5 Things You Need to Know about the Talcum Powder, Ovarian Cancer Link

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

The link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer has become a highly controversial topic in recent times leading to a host of talcum lawsuits and talc litigation. People are rightfully questioning the safety of using talcum powder as a personal hygiene product. The manufacturers have not been able to respond to these questions with clear … Continue reading “5 Things You Need to Know about the Talcum Powder, Ovarian Cancer Link”

Latest Research Validates Previous Theories about Talcum Ovarian Cancer

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Monday, September 12th, 2016

One of the more recent and eye-opening studies on the subject was published in the Cancer Prevention Research journal in 2013. The research showed a heightened risk of ovarian cancer between 20 and 30 percent of females who used talcum powder to maintain their intimate personal hygiene. The data in this study was consistent with … Continue reading “Latest Research Validates Previous Theories about Talcum Ovarian Cancer”

Published Studies in Scientific Journals – Dangers of Talcum Powder

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Monday, September 12th, 2016

The research work that commenced in the 1970s continued in the decades that followed. Detailed findings published in the Lancelot Journal enlightened the scientific community and the general masses about the presence of talc particles on many of the ovarian tumors. Studies showed that these talc particles were deeply embedded inside the cancerous growth. In … Continue reading “Published Studies in Scientific Journals – Dangers of Talcum Powder”

The Early Theories on the Talcum Cancer Connection

Posted by JTB Law Group, LLC on Monday, September 12th, 2016

In the year 1971, scientists were able to establish a connection between the use of talcum powder on female genitals and the development of ovarian cancer. Medical science during the 70s was not advanced enough for scientists to conclusively state the exact reason why talcum powder was a risk factor for ovarian cancer. However, the … Continue reading “The Early Theories on the Talcum Cancer Connection”

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