STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

New Talc-Based Powder Exposure Suit Filed in Pennsylvania Federal Court

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 ...

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