In the US, there have been thousands of baby powder lawsuits submitted against Johnson and Johnson. If you're planning to submit a claim then you should check you're eligible first. There is a strict eligibility criteria when it comes to talcum powder lawsuits, so your case must pass an eligibility test.
Why is there an eligibility test?
These tests are designed to stop millions of people from immediately submitting a lawsuit and ensure only people who are suffering (or suffered) from ovarian cancer due to regular use of talcum powder can file a baby powder lawsuit. Eligibility tests help attorneys find people who are in desperate need of legal representation rather than wasting time with people who are just hoping to benefit financially.
Talcum powder lawsuits are complex. There are still disputes and discussions on whether there is a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Some women have been awarded compensation from Johnson and Johnson, while some cases have been unsuccessful. Eligibility tests are designed to help you determine whether there is enough evidence to support the claim that your cancer was caused by J&J baby powder.
Who can file a talcum powder lawsuit?
The fastest way to find out if you can file a talcum powder lawsuit is by taking an eligibility test. It's free to complete.
At the moment, only women can file a lawsuit against Johnson and Johnson if they believe their ovarian cancer was caused by talcum powder.
To file a lawsuit your case has to meet this criteria:
You regularly used J&J baby powder or Shower to Shower on the genital area over many years
When examining successful talcum powder lawsuits, the victims had used J&J talcum powder for most of their life. Using it regularly for such a long period of time can provide strong evidence that talcum powder was responsible for causing your cancer.
You have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer
There are many women who believe regularly using talcum powder as part of their feminine hygiene was responsible for their ovarian cancer.
If you have developed Endometrial/Uterine, Cervical, Fallopian Tube, Leimyosarcoma or another cancer but you believe talcum powder was responsible, then you should speak to a law firm. We provide a free case consultation.
You were diagnosed after 2000
There is a strict eligibility criteria for who can file a baby powder lawsuit, you can only file if you were diagnosed AFTER 2000.
You've had a BRCA Test and it was negative
BRCA tests are designed to help you find out whether your cancer was caused because your family is genetically prone to developing cancer or whether there were external factors (like using talcum powder). If your BRCA test was negative, it suggests there was an external factor responsible for your cancer.
Find out if you're eligible to file a lawsuit - it's free and takes less than 30 seconds
By reading through this article, we hope you can get a clearer view on whether you can file a lawsuit but the best way to determine you're definitely eligible is by taking an eligibility test. Don't delay, the longer you wait, the more chance you will miss your opportunity to claim compensation.
Disclaimer: This blog is intended as general information purposes only, and is not a substitute for legal advice. Anyone with a legal problem should consult a lawyer immediately.