STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talcum Powder Complaint Roundup: New Suits Filed in Alabama, Georgia Federal Courts
August 2, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Two new talcum powder lawsuits were filed recently in Alabama and Georgia federal courts, with each one of the plaintiffs contending that they developed ovarian cancer as a result of using Johnson & Johnson’s products.
In her complaint filed July 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, plaintiff Brenda Traylor said she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in November 2015. Her cancer, she said in the complaint, was caused by exposure to talcum powder products such as Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower.
“Plaintiff used the products to dust her genital area for feminine ...