At some point in your life, you’ve probably used Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder or Johnson & Johnson’s shower-to-shower body powder. But in recent years, links between these products and the development of uterine cancer and ovarian cancer have become apparent. Right now, there are nearly 2000 lawsuits pending against Johnson & Johnson because of their products’ links to these terrible cancers. In addition, 10,000 additional claims are being investigated and may turn into lawsuits.
Two lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson for the links between uterine and ovarian cancer and their baby powder products have already been one. The verdicts favored the plaintiffs in these cases and won them $127 million. However, Johnson & Johnson has not yet accepted the fact that their products are causing cancer in users, and they continue to claim that their baby powder products are safe.
It is extremely alarming that Johnson and Johnson products cancer causing powders have not been taken off the market. It is also alarming that Johnson & Johnson will not accept that their products are dangerous and that they are causing cancer in users. Users who do not know that there are links between ovarian and uterine cancers and possibly other cancers and Johnson & Johnson baby powder products are continuing to use these products despite dangers to their health.
In fact, it was found that there could be a link between Johnson & Johnson baby powder products and various types of cancer all the way back in 1971. This was when talc particles were found deeply embedded inside several ovarian tumors in patients. 11 years later in 1982, there was an official scientific study that linked talc powder use with ovarian cancer.
And now, these products are still being used by consumers. They have been for the last 35 years. Only now are consumers winning cases against Johnson & Johnson because this large company failed to warn its consumers or take their products off the market.
Right now, doctors around the United States are saying that if you use talc powders such as Johnson & Johnson baby powder or Johnson & Johnson shower-to-shower body powder, you have a 30% chance of contracting uterine cancer or ovarian cancer because of these products.
Contacting a Lawyer
Stop putting yourself at risk. If you have been recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer or uterine cancer and have been a longtime user of Johnson & Johnson baby powder or body powder products, know that you have options. You were not warned about the dangers of these products, and now you are forced to deal with the consequences.
A lawyer who is well-versed in cases like these against large corporations can help you file a suit against Johnson and Johnson products cancer causing powders. Contact a lawyer today to learn more.