STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talcum Powder Plaintiff Says ‘She Lives with the Constant Fear' of Ovarian Cancer Recurring
July 5, 2016
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. –– A new talcum powder lawsuit has been filed in Illinois federal court against Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, saying the defendants had a duty to know and warn about the hazards associated with the use of the products.
Plaintiff Tanashiska Lumas filed the underlying complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on July 1.
In it, Lumas said that her “regular and prolonged exposure to talcum powder” contained in Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower caused her to develop ovarian cancer.
Lumas further explained that she applied ...