Our Team of Lawyers

About Our Firm

We are honored that thousands of clients have sought our representation in their legal affairs. Our firm consists of lawyers licensed to practice in Texas, Louisiana & Mississippi. In addition to these states, we provide representation to clients in various other parts of the country with proper local co-counsel associations.
Learn more about us

No Obligation, No Cost, Contact Us Today

Free Case Evaluation

map

Baton Rouge7908 Wrenwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Phone: 866-208-9311
Fax: 866-208-9311

map

Lake CharlesCapital One Tower
Suite 1270
Lake Charles, LA 70629

Phone: 866-208-9311

New Iberia424 West Main St
New Iberia, LA 70560

Phone: 866-208-9311

Houston3730 Kirby Drive
Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77098

Phone: 866-208-9311

New Orleans1615 Poydras Street
Suite 900
New Orleans, LA 70112

Toll Free: 866-208-9311

Update: Simien & Simien, LLC is open and we are here to help you as we know your needs do not stop. The firm is currently open and operating. In light of current public health concerns, please know that we are following all health guidelines to protect both our team and our clients. We are offering virtual meetings by request.

Attorneys Serving Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi

$55 Million Verdict in another Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit

talcum-powder-verdicts.jpg

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a woman $55 million in a Missouri court due to claims that Baby Powder caused her ovarian cancer and she was not warned of the product risks.

After using Baby Powder for feminine hygiene for 40 years, the plaintiff was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Her cancer is now in remission, however, she is still dealing with thousands of dollars in medical bills as well as pain and suffering.

The woman is not the first plaintiff to sue Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn talc users about the increased risk of ovarian cancer. Yet, Johnson & Johnson asserts their evidence determines talcum powder is safe and any other studies are flawed. They will appeal the case.

Talcum Powder and Cancer Connection

Although Johnson & Johnson stands by their talcum products, a company medical consultant created an internal memo in 1997 stating that anyone who rejects the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer is opposing very clear evidence.

As far back as the 1980s, different medical studies have linked use of talcum powder with a higher risk of ovarian cancer. Experts may differ in their opinions regarding the association but one reality is clear: talc has been detected in the tissues of women who had ovarian cancer.

Earlier this year, another St. Louis jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a total of $72 million to a family who lost a loved one due to ovarian cancer. The woman died in 2015, about 35 years after using Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products. The family’s attorneys accused the company of failing to warn consumers of the inherent risks tied to talcum powder.

If you have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum powder, you can review your claim with an experienced attorney and find out if you are entitled to pursue compensation through a lawsuit. Contact the product liability attorneys at Simien & Simien today to schedule your free consultation right away.

Call (800) 374-8422 or fill out a contact form.

FindLaw Network

Free Case Evaluation

Latest From Our Blog

If you are looking for a law firm that has knowledge and experience, you will find it with Simien & Simien, LLC.

Free Case Evaluation

Our team of dedicated Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi attorneys represent injured persons throughout Louisiana, including Alexandria, Opelousas, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Houma-Thibodeaux, New Orleans, Shreveport, Monroe, and throughout Mississippi and areas of Texas including Orange, Beaumont, Port Arthur, Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston and the other metro areas.