STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
New Talc-Based Powder Exposure Suit Filed in Pennsylvania Federal Court
June 15, 2016
PHILADELPHIA –– A talc-based powder exposure suit has been filed in Pennsylvania federal court on behalf of a woman who allegedly developed ovarian cancer as a result of exposure to talc in Baby Powder, resulting in her death at age 58.
In the June 9 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the plaintiff says she is entitled to punitive damages since the defendants acted with “wanton … and conscious disregard of the rights of others.”
“Defendants misled both the medical community and the public at large, including Maureen Broderick Milliken, deceased, by making ...