Hogans, Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer

Hogans, Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer: A case in the United States District Court, E.D. Missouri, Eastern Division ruled on a motion to remand.

The Hogans, Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer case documents what many women who may have used talcum powder, in particular Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder or Johnson & Johnson Shower to Shower talcum powder based products – may face today: ovarian cancer. The court ruled on the motion to remand.

To find out more on the case, see Case No. 4:14-cv-1385 (JCH) – September 24, 2014.

A brief summary of case includes:

  • Each plaintiff claims that she used talcum powder products and that she “developed ovarian cancer, and suffered effects attendant thereto, as a direct and proximate result of the unreasonably dangerous and defective nature of talcum powder
  • These claims are alleged to be the “direct and proximate result of Defendants’ and/or their corporate predecessors [sic] negligent, willful, and wrongful conduct in connection with the design, development, manufacture, testing, packaging, promoting, marketing, distribution, labeling, and/or sale of the products known as Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and Shower to Shower 
  • The link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer was allegedly first suggested by a study conducted in 1971

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