STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Woman Files Talcum Powder Suit, Says Products ‘Far More Dangerous than Helpful’
July 26, 2016
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – A new talcum powder lawsuit has been filed in Missouri federal court, with the plaintiffs alleging that at least 20 scientific studies have found increased rates of ovarian cancer among women using talc for hygienic purposes.
Plaintiffs Delores Cerrone-Kennedy and Josh Kennedy filed the complaint on July 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, contending that Delores’ use of Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower products caused her to develop ovarian cancer.
“But these products are far more dangerous than helpful,” the complaint alleged. “And Johnson & Johnson knew it.”
The Kennedys said ...