Defendants Point to Full Study Questioning Link Between Talc and Ovarian Cancer; Plaintiffs Say Defense Letter Lacks ‘Context’
January 8, 2020
- Defense Letter
- Plaintiff Letter
TRENTON, N.J. –– Parties involved in the national multidistrict litigation docket for talcum powder personal injury claims have exchanged correspondence on the full release of a study examining a potential link between talcum powder usage and ovarian cancer, with the plaintiffs maintaining that the full study supports the opinions expressed by plaintiffs’ experts.
However, in a letter sent to Hon. Freda L. Wolfson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Jan. 7, the defendants said that the abstract preview the plaintiffs highlighted was mischaracterized and actually concludes that there is not a statistically significant …