Several studies have shown that many women have said that the risk of ovarian cancer is greater for those who often use the powder for years.
It is also found that particles of talc in cancer tissue of a woman who died of ovarian cancer. There is evidence that asbestos does not sometimes appear in the talc product and asbestos is a known carcinogen. You can also file a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit against the talc manufacturing company.
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The asbestos contamination is possibly the reason associated with cancer. Asbestos minerals are sometimes found mixed with the talc in the mines, and if the powder is not completely purified, traces may remain in the final product.
If you have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer after years of using the powder, you must file a lawsuit against the talc manufacturing company.
Start with an attorney who specializes in these kinds of cases. Your attorney will investigate your case and find the evidence to prove that the powder plays a major role in your diagnosis.
Your attorney will negotiate to get you a fair settlement amount. If the defendant does not want to settle or an agreement cannot be reached, your case will go to court.
Much evidence has come to light recently that Johnson & Johnson knew about the risks of the use of powder. Companies could face billions of dollars in jury awards and settlement.
If you use the powder for many years and have now been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, you could potentially be the recipient of some of the settlement money. Contact an experienced attorney to help you get justice.