Talc Powder Use Linked to Ovarian Cancer – Baby Powder Lawsuits on the Rise

Conventional wisdom regarding talc powder is that it’s marketed as baby powder so it must be safe. However, recent lawsuits have alleged that long-term genital talc use is linked with ovarian cancer. The link between talc powder and ovarian cancer dates back to the 1970s when researchers discovered talc particles embedded in ovarian and cervical […]

Do I Have a Case For Mesothelioma

Have you been exposed to dangerous chemicals? Mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos can be a life-threatening and devastating condition. It can be difficult for patients to take legal action without working knowledge of toxic tort claims. With legal guidance from an experienced personal injury lawyer, you may be able to move your case forward with […]

What is a Toxic Tort?

A toxic tort is a particular type of personal injury lawsuit in which the injured person claims that his or her exposure to a chemical caused their injury or disease. People are typically exposed to a chemical substance from either pharmaceuticals, consumer products, from toxic substances in the environment or the home, or from chemical […]

FELA & Railroad Injuries

The Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) is a United States federal law that gives interstate railroad workers that have been injured, sickened or killed during the course of their employment the right to sue their employer for damages providing their employer was negligent in whole or in part. The FELA Act was enacted in 1908; […]

What is Asbestos and Why is it Toxic?

Found in soil and rocks, asbestos is actually a mineral fiber that has considerable strength and can be heat resistant. The characteristics of this fiber made it desirable early on and there was a boom with its use in construction for the purpose of insulating structures and protecting against fires. While this is one of […]