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Talcum Powder Lawsuit Attorneys

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For years, women have used various talcum powder based products for personal hygiene. Unfortunately, recent reports and studies now show that many talc-based products are causing deadly forms of ovarian cancer. In fact, statistics show that thousands of women are affected annually.

Research determines that the first link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer occurred in 1971 and dealt greatly with Johnson & Johnson’s products. Various studies prove that the talc particles within the Johnson & Johnson products were detected in ovarian tissues of various women. However, at that time, companies producing talc-based products, including Johnson & Johnson, were able to fight against such studies. Consequently, many of these products continued to be available to consumers.

Why Choose Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth?

Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth is a homegrown firm with a regional and national footprint. Our award-winning lawyers have been practicing in the downtown region of the City of St. Louis for over 40 years. Currently, the only two plaintiff’s verdicts against Johnson & Johnson over its harmful talcum powder have come from the downtown St. Louis courthouse. We’re in the center of the action for these cases – and we’re ready to fight for you.

Other reasons to choose us:

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If you or someone you love developed ovarian cancer and believe the diagnosis can be attributed to a talc-based product, we encourage you to get in touch with our team at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth right away. We can put aggressive legal defense on your side of the courtroom.

What Harmful Constituents Are Attributed to Causing Ovarian Cancer?

Talcum usually takes the form of a powder-like substance and is prepared using the following ingredients:

  • Magnesium
  • Silicon
  • OxygenTalcum

In most cases, individuals use these talc to reduce friction and to absorb any moisture in order to prevent rashes and maintain dry skin. However, when these products are used on genital areas, the talc particles can move inside the body and become trapped in women’s ovaries. When the talc particles become trapped in the ovaries, the area can become inflamed, causing cancer cells to grow.

The Cancer Prevention Research Journal states that women who apply talc-based product near or on the genitals increase their chances of developing ovarian cancer by 41%. Still, these dangerous products remain on the shelves of stores everywhere and do not provide adequate warnings.

Our St. Louis Product Liability Attorneys Can Fight for Your Rights

At Meyerkord & Meyerkord, our legal team is passionate about defending the rights of those harmed by the negligence and recklessness of companies who produce and sell dangerous products. That is why our team is ready to stand by the sides of those in need of serious and relentless legal representation. When you entrust us with your case, we will explore every intricacy of your case and do everything in our power to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

Don’t hesitate to let us fight for your rights! We believe every victim reserves the right to obtain justice. Call our team today at (800) 391-4318. Our legal team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to service your needs!

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