San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014
Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers is now offering free consultations to consumers seeking information about their legal rights to seek compensation over allegations that talcum powder may have caused ovarian cancer.
The lawyers will now be reviewing claims from consumers who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and are attempting to determine whether they may be eligible to file a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit.
“An important verdict* was recently returned by a jury in a federal court trial in favor of a woman who claimed that her use of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and Shower to Shower products resulted in her developing ovarian cancer,” said Resource4thePeople.
“As a result of this verdict in which jurors found that talcum powder did cause ovarian cancer we have received numerous inquiries from consumers about possibly filing lawsuits over similar allegations," said Resource4thePeople.
Resource4thePeople said that its team of product liability attorneys will now be available to provide experienced, aggressive representation in cases in which consumers are eligible to file such actions.
“If you or a loved one has developed ovarian cancer as a result of using talcum powder you may be eligible to file a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit and seek compensation,” said Resource4thePeople.
The recent verdict* was returned by a South Dakota jury returned a verdict in favor of a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer through the use of the Johnson & Johnson products. The jury found that Johnson & Johnson should have warned consumers about this danger.
“This is an important verdict which has stimulated numerous inquiries from other women who regularly used talcum powder and developed ovarian cancer and we expect numerous, similar lawsuits to be filed,” said Resource4thePeople.
Our legal staff is now actively investigating claims from ovarian cancer patients alleging that they have developed life-threatening cancer over talcum powder products. Please contact us as soon as possible to ensure that all of your legal rights are protected.
“There may be time limits involved in certain cases and the earlier you contact us the more effectively we can begin pursuing compensation in talcum powder ovarian cancer cases in which eligibility is determined,” said Resource4thePeople.
Free consultations are being offered to advise families about the legal options that may be available to them in seeking compensation for a death, medical costs, pain and suffering or other expenses that may have been incurred as a result of developing cancer.
Three doctors examined the woman’s cancer tissue and found talc, concluding the body powder was the cause, according to evidence presented at the trial from an expert witness, according to the court file.
Court documents show that the physician had studied the connection of talc and ovarian cancer for 30 years and concluded that talc probably was a contributing factor in 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer each year.
“The jury declined to award the woman damages but the fact that jurors found against Johnson & Johnson means that many more talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits can be expected to be filed in state and federal courts in the near future,” said Resource4thePeople.
“Our team of experienced, aggressive lawyers is encouraged by this jury finding and will continue to pursue legal options available to women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and have a history of using talcum powder or baby powder.”
Resource4thePeople is recommending that affected consumers contact us as possible for a free consultation about the merits of their cases in order to allow us to begin to aggressively pursue the compensation for which you may be eligible.
“The key ingredient in talcum powder is talc, which is a naturally-occurring mineral that can be found in most areas of the world and is composed of magnesium, silicon and oxygen,” said Resource4thePeople.
Talcum powder has many uses in addition to a moisture absorbent and rash preventative. Talc is used as a food additive, an astringent, a lubricant and of course, by women in daily genital hygiene.
The risk of use in daily hygiene, as alleged in talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits, is exposure to the material though powders, genital deodorants and other uses near the vagina, including the application of contraceptives and tampons or sanitary pads.
When these talc particles work their way thought the female reproductive system they may reach the ovaries and generate the growth of ovarian cancer cells, according to the allegations.
Resource4thePeople’s aggressive legal team is well versed in the intricacies of the laws affecting medical products and the links between ovarian cancer and talcum powder.
“If you or a loved one has suffered any serious health problems as a result of the regular use of talc we urge you to contact us as soon as possible for experienced, aggressive legal representation seeking the compensation you may be due, dependent upon the facts of your case,” said Resource4thePeople.
“Keep in mind that there may be legal time limits involved and the facts of each case may differ so it is important that you contact our aggressive legal team as soon as possible in order to preserve all of your legal options in a talcum powder ovarian cancer case.”
*Case # 09cv4179, Berg v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota