STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Talc-Based Powder Exposure Plaintiff Includes Drug Stores in Recent Complaint

LOS ANGELES –– A plaintiff who recently filed a talc-based powder exposure lawsuit in California state court has included Sav-On Drugs Stores Inc., and Rite-Aid Corp. as defendants in the complaint, according to court documents.

Plaintiff Sonia Cerna asserted her claims in a May 12 complaint filed in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County.

Cerna said in the lawsuit that her use of Shower-to-Shower and Baby Powder on a daily basis since 1964 caused her to develop ovarian cancer.

She asserted claims for strict liability (failure to warn), strict liability (design defect), negligence, breach of express warranty, ...

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