STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
2 New Talcum Powder Complaints Filed in Pennsylvania State Court
September 12, 2016
PHILADELPHIA –– Two new talcum powder complaints have been filed in Pennsylvania state court recently, with both plaintiffs contending that their ovarian cancer was caused by use of the defendants’ talc-based products.
Both complaints were filed in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia County on Aug. 31.
In their complaint, plaintiffs Donna and Clyde Mason stated that Donna Mason’s ovarian cancer was caused by the use of the defendants’ Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower talcum powder products.
“Defendants concealed and continue to conceal their knowledge of the product’s unreasonably dangerous risks from Mrs. Mason, other consumers, and the medical ...