$4.7 Billion Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson for Carcinogenic Talcum Powder

A Missouri jury recently awarded $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women who claimed that they had developed ovarian cancer as a result of their using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder. Those women represent a small fraction of the more than 4,800 women who have brought similar lawsuits against this company. The attorneys at the […]

The Facts About Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Claims Thousands of Lives Notwithstanding major advances in reproductive healthcare over the past twenty years, ovarian cancer continues to rank as the fifth highest cause of cancer-related deaths among women. The American Cancer Society predicts that in 2018 more than 22,000 cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed, and that more than 14,000 […]

5 Talcum Powder Alternatives for Personal Hygiene

In light of the growing litigation against Johnson & Johnson, more women are becoming aware of the connection between using talcum powder for personal hygiene and the increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. Manufacturers continue to maintain that their talc-containing products – such as Shower to Shower and J&J’s iconic Baby Powder — are perfectly […]