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Jury Awards $4.8 Million in Old Spice Cancer Lawsuit

Jury Awards $4.8 Million in Old Spice Cancer Lawsuit

April 21, 2021 — A jury awarded $4.8 million to a man who developed cancer after decades of using Old Spice Talcum Powder.

The lawsuit was filed by Willie M., a 78 year-old Vietnam War veteran who blamed his diagnosis of mesothelioma on his 22-year daily use of Old Spice Talcum Powder that was contaminated with asbestos.

The jury in Los Angeles, California, found talc supplier Whittaker Clark & Daniels was responsible for selling asbestos-tainted talcum powder and failing to warn consumers about the risk of mesothelioma.

Lawyers for the plaintiff claimed that Whittaker Clark & Daniels sold talcum powder from a mine in North Carolina that the company knew was contaminated with asbestos.

The lawsuit was filed in the Superior Court of the State of California, Los Angeles County — Case No. BC698965.

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The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Old Spice Talcum Powder induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with mesothelioma after using Old Spice Talcum Powder, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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