Women Diagnosed With Cancer After Frequent Use of Talcum Powder May Be Entitled To A Portion of the Potential
Johnson & Johnson $8.9 Billion Settlement
Here’s a question that’s been reverberating for decades: Can talcum powder, when applied to the genital area or used on sanitary napkins, diaphragms, or condoms, potentially lead to ovarian cancer?
Multiple studies, beginning as early as 1982, have suggested a potential link between the use of talc-based products and an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer.
In studies involving thousands of women, the likelihood of an ovarian cancer diagnosis was found to be roughly 30% higher in those who had used talcum powder as compared to those who hadn’t.
Now, if you’ve been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, Fallopian Tube Cancer, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer and had cancer surgery, after using these products, you may be entitled to compensation.
The potentially substantial Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder settlement is the outcome of a decade-long legal battle in which tens of thousands of people have raised serious concerns suggesting a potential link between Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products and cancer.
Some attorneys have projected the payout to those affected can range anywhere from $100,000 to $1,000,000.*
Click here to find out if you qualify to file a claim in this potential $8.9 billion settlement. Take this opportunity to explore your potential eligibility. Find out more today.
- Terry KL, Karageorgi S, Shvetsov YB, Merritt MA, Lurie G, Thompson PJ, Carney ME, Weber RP, Akushevich L, Lo-Ciganic WH, Cushing-Haugen K. Genital powder use and risk of ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 8,525 cases and 9,859 controls. Cancer Prevention Research. 2013; 6(8):811-21.
- Berge W, Mundt K, Luu H, Boffetta P. Genital use of talc and risk of ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis. European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2018; 27(3):248-57.
- Hsu, T. (2023, April 4). Johnson & Johnson reaches deal for $8.9 billion talc settlement. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/04/business/media/johnson-johnson-talc-settlement.html
*Keep in mind everyone’s situation is different, and the potential settlements can be lower than projections.
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