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Links Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

March 1, 2016 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Talcum PowderWhat are the connections between the use of talcum powder and the dangers of ovarian cancer?

There are more than 1,200 cases similar to this still pending. Agencies are also calling for makers of talcum powder to add a warning on their labels informing consumers about the potential risks associated with the use of the product.

The American Cancer Society brought up concerns regarding the potential dangers of talcum powder in 1999 and still, the warning has not been included on the label. This is a direct violation of the manufacturer’s duty to provide a safe product.

If you or someone you love used talcum powder and developed ovarian cancer, you may have a claim. Our product liability attorneys at Fleming | Nolen | Jez, L.L.P. will work with you to determine if the talcum powder was the cause of the ovarian cancer. If so, we can potentially file a claim against the negligent manufacturer to help you seek compensation.

We have more than 170 years of combined experience and have experience in product liability cases. If you lost your loved one, you can have peace of mind knowing we can also handle wrongful death claims. Call our firm today and learn more about your options and rights. We offer free consultations so you can discuss your potential claim with us.