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Studies linking talcum powder use and ovarian cancer

For decades, members of the medical and scientific communities have published studies linking talcum powder use and an increased risk of ovarian cancer. While the exact reason for this link is the subject of ongoing research, many believe talc particles enter the vagina and migrate to the ovaries. While some scientists do not believe this connection has been proven conclusively, others believe there is a...
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The Link Between Talcum Powder And Ovarian Cancer: A Timeline

For more than a century, Johnson & Johnson has manufactured and sold talcum powder. This product is sold as Johnson's Baby Powder and is used both by parents of young children and adults. Baby powder is composed primarily of talc. For decades, many studies in the medical community have linked the long-term use of talcum powder and a higher risk of ovarian cancer. Recently, thousands...
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Clifford Law Accepting Victims of Talc and Talc Powder Causing Ovarian Cancer

Despite two multi­-million­-dollar verdicts this year against Johnson & Johnson for its talc products causing ovarian cancer in women who used it for feminine hygiene, the company continues to sell these products without safety warnings. Johnson & Johnson faces several more decisive trials on the same issue this year and several already scheduled for next year from California to St. Louis to New Jersey. Clifford...
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CLO Representing Talc and Talc Powder User Victims

Long thought to be safe (so safe that it was heavily marketed for use on babies' bottoms to keep them dry in their diapers), it has been discovered that talc and talcum powder actually contains harmful carcinogenic ingredients like asbestos.Talc and Talcum Powder lawsuits became front-page news with the $55 million verdict in May, 2016, when a South Dakota woman was found to have ovarian...
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Court Orders Pella to Answer Class Action Complaint Alleging Defective Windows, Federal Judge Also Denies Pella’s Motion to De-Certify Class

In a significant pre-trial ruling (Tuesday, May 10, 2016), a federal district court judge found in favor of plaintiffs in the national class action case against Pella windows for selling defective windows to thousands of customers over a period of years. U.S. District Court Judge James B. Zagel of the Northern District of Illinois today ruled that potential claims can be litigated under the Illinois...
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