The use of personal care products containing talc has been linked to mesothelioma and ovarian cancer for decades.
Various lawsuits against the talcum powder manufacturer has alleged that the producers deliberately concealed the health risks associated with the powder.
If you or a loved one has suffered from one or more of these complications, you may be eligible for a cash award and compensation for medical expenses.
The use of powder is linked with the growth of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Because talc and asbestos naturally occur together, mined talc can be contaminated with asbestos and asbestos-like fibers. According to the World Health Organization and other specialists, there is no safe level of exposure to asbestos.
Contact to asbestos has been revealed to considerably increase the possibility of developing ovarian cancer. Researches have found that women who used talc powder for the purposes of feminine hygiene once per week had a 30-60 percent increased risk of developing ovarian cancer.
Leading manufacturer of powder has been ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to the plaintiff was detected with ovarian cancer who used talc-based products for feminine hygiene for decades.
This court has concluded that the powder products contributed to cancer and the manufacturers failed to warn consumers about the link between talc and ovarian cancer products.