Whenever a consumer gets harmed or injured by a product, he/she may file a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer of that product.
Products liability generally refers to the liability of any or all parties accompanied by the chain of manufacture of a particular product for the damage caused by that product.
There are three general types of product liability which are explained as below:
The product has a fault that was raised before the manufacturing process of the product. It means that the product was faulted from the beginning. For instance, the product comprises of an unsafe ingredient.
In this case, the defect occurs while the product is being manufactured. Such as, some impurity got into the product while assembling.
Marketing defect (or failure to warn)
Sometimes, the manufacturers are aware of the harmful effects of the product when used in a certain predictable way. The manufacturers should warn the consumers about that danger. If they fail to do this then it is said to be a meeting or failure to warn defect.
From last few years, many lawsuits have been filed in US against the manufacturer of the leading talcum powder companies.
The women suffering from ovarian cancer caused due to the use of baby powder like Johnson & Johnson has filed cases against the company saying that they should have warned consumers about the potential connection between the use of baby powder and ovarian cancer.
Numerous claims have been filed against many talcum powder companies who failed to warn the customers about the possible ovarian cancer risks that were related with talcum powder.
Hire an experienced talcum powder cancer lawyer for your help
When we purchase and use any product, we have full right to believe that they will be safe for us. We also expect that the manufacturer has provided a satisfactory warning about all the risks that are linked to that product.
However, if there would have been a warning on the talcum powder, all the women who have developed ovarian cancer would be safe.
If you are also diagnosed with ovarian cancer after the use of baby talcum powder, then you must contact a suitable lawyer to get compensation for your losses. You may get more details on talcum powder lawsuits through the internet.