Lawsuits allege that talcum powder products like Nivea Pure Talc may lead to an increased risk for ovarian cancer, a life-threatening disease that begins in the ovaries.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum powder, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.
What is Nivea Talcum Powder?
Nivea Pure Fine Talcum Powder is a lightly fragranced, fine powder that is used for a variety of cosmetic purposes to absorb moisture and cut down on friction.
What’s the Problem?
It has been alleged that talcum powder products like Nivea Pure Talc may cause ovarian cancer in women who regularly apply the product near their genitals.
How Can Talc Cause Ovarian Cancer?
It is believed that talc particles can travel up a woman’s reproductive tract, enter the ovaries and become embedded in the ovarian tissue, which may cause cancerous tumors to form.
How Long Have Medical Experts Known About the Link Between Talcum Powder and Cancer?
The first studies to identify an association between the use of talcum powder for feminine hygiene and an increased risk of ovarian cancer were first done in the early 1970s. Since then, nearly two dozen other studies have found similar links.
What are the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer?
The following early symptoms of ovarian cancer are often overlooked because they are similar to many other diseases and ailments:
- Abdominal bloating, pressure, and pain
- Abnormal fullness after eating
- Difficulty eating
- Increased urination / urge to urinate
As the disease progresses, symptoms may include:
- Back pain
- Menstrual irregularities
- Painful intercourse
Who is Most at Risk?
Women who use talc-based products on a weekly basis face a 33% increased risk of developing ovarian cancer, and women who use it daily face a 41% increased risk of the disease.
Can I File a Nivea Talcum Powder Lawsuit?
Only a qualified attorney can determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of Nivea Pure Talc, which is why we are currently offering free case evaluations. Simply fill out the confidential evaluation form below to contact our law firm now.
Most cases involving pharmaceuticals allege that a product was sold with design, manufacturing, and/or marketing defects, which typically refers to a company’s failure to warn of a certain side effect. In the case of talcum powder, our attorneys suspect that patients may be able to take legal action in light of claims that manufacturers failed to adequately warn doctors and patients about the risk of ovarian cancer.
How Can Filing a Lawsuit Help Me?
By filing a lawsuit against the maker of Nivea Talcum Powder, you may be entitled to collect compensation for all current and future medical expenses related to the treatment of your ovarian cancer, as well as for damages for pain and suffering. Additionally, filing a lawsuit can help hold the drug’s manufacturer accountable for releasing an allegedly defective drug into the marketplace, and to discourage other pharmaceutical companies from engaging in similar conduct.
Is Your Law Firm Filing a Class Action?
No. Our lawyers are currently only filing individual lawsuits on behalf of women who developed ovarian cancer after using talcum powder.
Do I Have a Nivea Talcum Powder Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in talcum powder lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new ovarian cancer cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you got cancer from talcum powder, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.