Many women have been seeking legal remedies from large corporations such as Johnson and Johnson their negligent efforts. One of their many ingredients hey’ve incorporated into their products is talcum powder. More information has surfaces as more and more claimants are receiving some financial relief against the drug making giant. Some legal experts on the lawsuit are suggesting that the company deliberately directed their products towards people that tended to fall in the low income brackets. Case after case has shown medical evidence that there is and was a direct link to the use of the powder and ovarian cancer in the women that used it. As of July of 2016 there were two court rulings that favored the women that filed the lawsuits against the company. Some experts suggest that the scariest part of this story is that the product has been on the market since the early 1900’s. This includes other products that the giant company produces as well like a full range of baby products.
The point being people felt like they were using an old friend, because the products had been around and on the market for so long. Women have been using powder for feminine hygiene and other uses. The powder is made up of a mineral that has other ingredients that have proven to be not so healthy and even deadly in some cases. Through vigorous investigations the powder was found to have asbestos in it. Many never thought that ingredient was cancer causing until thousands of women came forward.
As the cases were being litigated in court, it was revealed that as the company was marketing the powder as safe to use for everyone, they actually knew that using the powder had a direct link to developing cancer. Another drug xarelto has made legal news as well. Lawsuits filed against the drug maker indicate that the drug has caused internal bleeding and bleeding that can’t be controlled. The results of these side effects has causes people to suffer extreme injuries and in some cases death. However with the proper legal guidance, victims of these drugs and their makers have been getting legal and financial justices.