Johnson & Johnson Ovarian Cancer Class Action Lawyers
Since the early 1980s, various studies have suggested a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. The American Cancer Society suggests that talcum powder used in the genital area can create a small risk of ovarian cancer in some women. Ovarian cancer is a silent killer that affects only 3% of cancers among women, but causes more deaths than any other cancer of female reproductive organs, according to the American Cancer Society.
If you or someone you loved has been a regular user of talcum powder in the genital area and have developed ovarian cancer, we are sorry for your struggles. You may be eligible for compensation from a Talcum Powder Lawsuit. Our Ovarian Cancer Lawyers at John Foy & Associates at 404-400-4000 can help you fight your battle in court.
Have lawsuits been filed against Johnson & Johnson? What charges do they face?
Many lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson, a major manufacturer of talcum powder. The first case was filed in South Dakota in 2013 by a physician’s assistant Deane Berg who accused Johnson & Johnson of not warning her of the possibility of the increase in risk for ovarian cancer. A jury found in her favor and since then many class action suits have been filed. Most of these suits are based on Johnson & Johnson and other companies not properly warning women of a possible link between talcum powder and an increased risk in ovarian cancer.
If I used Johnson’s baby powder containing talcum and have developed ovarian cancer, what should I do?
If you have a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, we urge you to continue with your medical treatment. We are very sorry for your struggles. If you believe that as a frequent and long-term user of talcum powder you have been put at risk, call our attorneys at 404-400-4000 and get a free consultation about whether you should join a class action suit.
How can an ovarian cancer lawyer prove that my cancer came from talcum powder?
An Ovarian Cancer Lawyer can help you prove that you were put at increased risk for ovarian cancer by your continual use of talcum powder. We are attorneys, not physicians. We have medical experts who we trust to give us an honest, ethical opinion about your case.
What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer?
Ovarian cancer, in its early stages, rarely has symptoms. More advanced cancer often resembles harmless conditions, such as bloating, constipation, abdominal swelling, weight loss, a frequent need to urinate and discomfort in the pelvic area.
Advise your physician if you have a family history of ovarian cancer or breast cancer. If you are concerned that you may have ovarian cancer, we urge you to get proper treatment.
Is talcum powder and baby powder the same?
The terms “talcum powder” and “baby powder” are used interchangeably, but talcum powders are made with talc, a soft mineral that is ground up and used with other ingredients. Some baby powders are made with talcum powder, others use cornstarch as their base. Even baby powder is not harmless. In fact, since 1981, the American Academy of Pediatricians issued a warning against using baby powder on infants. The small particles in baby powder can cause serious lung damage if a baby inhales it.
Is there a time limit for filing a claim if I have used talcum powder and developed ovarian cancer?
As in all personal injury lawsuits, there is a time limit, or statute of limitation, for filing a claim. That’s why it’s crucial to call a reputable personal injury attorney and get the facts on your case as quickly as possible. The trial judge sets the statute of limitations in all class action suits. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this legal battle.
What can I expect to recover in a successful talcum powder lawsuit?
In a successful talcum powder lawsuit, your financial recovery will be decided as part of a larger settlement. Your symptoms, pain and suffering, medical costs and time lost from work will all be taken into consideration.
My mother died of ovarian cancer and was a frequent user of Johnson’s baby powder. Can I sue on her behalf?
The appropriate family member has the right to file a case as a wrongful death plaintiff. The wrongful death is meant to compensate loved ones for a death. An attorney at John Foy & Associates can help you with these details.
How can an ovarian cancer lawyer help me and how much will this cost?
An ovarian cancer lawyer will represent you in the class action lawsuit. This lawyer will make sure your interests are kept in the forefront and will keep you abreast of any action in the suit itself. Let us help you fight your legal battle, while you fight the all-important medical battle of ovarian cancer.
An ethical attorney should NOT charge you anything prior or during a lawsuit. Our payment comes out of any settlement. You will be able to engage us in this long legal battle without worrying about any costs.
How can John Foy & Associates help me?
John Foy & Associates is a long-established personal injury firm in Georgia. We are committed to one specific type of law—helping people who have been injured by someone else’s negligence. It’s outrageous to us when a billion-dollar manufacturer continues to harm its customers.
Give us a call at 404-400-4000 and see how we can help.