Johnson & Johnson (J & J) has just lost a court case, alleging its use of talcum powder (baby powder) causing ovarian cancer in women. Similar lawsuits have been filed and are expected to proceed to trial as well.
The screening criteria for determining whether a woman is qualified to file a talc powder cancer lawsuit include:
Cancer-type must be ovarian cancer.
The use of baby powder should have become a daily habit with a minimum of five years of use.
The woman must have used Johnson & Johnson baby powder.
The woman should clean her genital area with powder.
There must be positive biopsies showed evidence of powder.
She did not have to have a genetic disorder or pre-dispose for ovarian cancer, such as BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene.
Most women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer between the ages of 40 and 60. Talcum powder is not a prescription drug. Johnson & Johnson's baby powder brand is the most widely used
In most cases of defective products, especially pharmaceuticals damaged, the aggrieved person has a prescription, pharmacy records, or some other proof of purchase and use of the product.
Talcum Powder lawyer can help you if you want to file a case against the manufacturer of talc products. Lawyers can help if you or someone you care about was harmed by the powder.