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Experienced Talcum Powder Attorneys in Las Cruces & El Paso

At the Ruhmann Law Firm, our talcum powder lawyers in Las Cruces & El Paso are experienced mass torts attorneys who are dedicated to pursuing justice for our clients who have suffered injuries — including mesothelioma and ovarian cancer — against multiple baby powder manufacturers that knew their talc was contaminated by asbestos but did nothing to warn consumers about the risk.

Companies named in these important lawsuits — including the ones brought forth by our skilled New Mexico and Texas talcum powder lawyers — include Johnson & Johnson, Colgate-Palmolive, Vanderbilt Minerals, and Imerys Talc America.

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or ovarian cancer linked to talcum powder, or have lost a loved one to medical problems caused by talcum use, contact our dedicated Dona Ana County and El Paso County personal injury lawyers today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.

How Did the U.S. Food & Drug Administration Discover the Link Between Talcum Powder and Cancer?

In 2018, the national media company Reuters revealed that Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder products were contaminated by asbestos — a mineral known to cause cancer — but did not disclose that information to the public.

The report stated that the positive tests for asbestos conducted on raw talc and talcum powder began as early as 1971, citing numerous internal company memos, reports, and other documents disclosed during talc lawsuits that suggest the company knew of the danger.

In 2019, a follow up test conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder.

In 2020, Johnson & Johnson announced that it would no longer sell Johnson’s Baby Powder in both the United States and Canada.

Unfortunately, the damage to our clients has already been done.

Who Is Eligible to File a Lawsuit Against the Talcum Powder Manufacturers in New Mexico and Texas?

If you have developed mesothelioma or ovarian cancer from using talcum powder, you may be eligible to file a claim against the manufacturer for your injuries.

Which Companies are Liable for Damages in Talcum Powder Lawsuits in New Mexico and Texas?

Many manufacturers, brands, and suppliers are being named in lawsuits across the country, including those brought by our talcum powder attorneys in Las Cruces and El Paso.

They include:

Company Product(s)
Colgate-Palmolive Cashmere Bouquet
Imerys Talc North America Raw industrial and cosmetic talc
Johnson & Johnson Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower
Vanderbilt Minerals Raw industrial talc
Whittaker, Clark & Daniels Raw cosmetic talc

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or ovarian cancer caused by daily talcum powder use, contact tour experienced personal injury attorneys in New Mexico and Texas today by calling 575-222-2653 or 915-206-5263 to schedule a free consultation.

Our dedicated talcum powder attorneys are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and only work on a contingency basis, so you will not be responsible for our legal fees unless we produce a positive outcome for your claim. Contact us now to learn more.

Talcum Powder Fillable Intake

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • (If Injured Person Is Deceased)

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • 1. Have you been diagnosed with Ovarian cancer, Fallopian cancer, or Mesothelioma?
  • (If none, decline the case.)
  • 2. Have you been diagnosed with prior breast cancer or other gynecologic cancers?
  • 3. Other than the cancers previously discussed, have you been diagnosed with any other form of cancer?
  • 4. Do you have an immediate family history of Ovarian cancer or breast cancer?
  • 5. Have you had a BRCA test?
  • (If yes, and positive for genes 1 and 2, decline case.) (If BRCA has not been taken or test if positive for other than genes 1 and 2, continue intake.)
  • 6. Has the injured party suffered with infertility?
  • 7. Which powder product did you use?
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