STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Florida Family Files Talc Lawsuit in State Court, Says 43-Year-Old Developed Ovarian Cancer as a Result of Using Baby Powder
January 10, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –– A Florida family has filed a talcum powder lawsuit in state court, contending that, after 20 years of using talcum powder products, one of the plaintiffs has developed ovarian cancer.
In their complaint, filed in the Florida 17th Judicial Circuit Court for Broward County, the Phipps family contended that Patricia Phipps purchased and applied Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower to her body, including her perineal area, on a daily basis from 1997 to 2017.
Phipps was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in January 2017. Her illness, the plaintiffs contended, are a direct and proximate result of her ...