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THE TRUTH ABOUT TALC POWDER

Horror stories about the use of talc powder have been in the news and you may wonder about the legal issues involved. We wanted to alert you to some important information about talc lawsuits. Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and Shower to Shower Powder have contained talc for many years. Talc is a soft mineral that can be ground into a fine powder to absorb moisture. Unfortunately, studies have shown that talc can cause serious side effects and research shows that women who have regularly used talcum powder on their genital area may have an increased risk for developing ovarian cancer. With regular use, small particles of the powder may travel through the various female organs and embed in the ovaries which can cause cancer. Ovarian cancer is particularly dangerous because it is difficult to detect. Talcum powder has been used by millions of women over the years to stay dry and feel fresh without knowing the serious cancer risks.

Don't Risk It: Consider Purchasing Mine Subsidence Insurance

If you reside in Western Pennsylvania, there is a very good chance that your home sits on top of an abandoned mine. Recently, a home in Latrobe had to be evacuated and then demolished because of the damage that occurred through mine subsidence. The poor homeowner not only lost her home, but still had to pay her remaining mortgage due to inadequate insurance coverage! Click here to read the full story: http://bit.ly/2oWLs5l.

Bankruptcy filings decline in Pittsburgh region

Who did the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reach out to for bankruptcy advice? QR Attorney Matthew Herron along with Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District Jeffery A. Delle and Former Federal Reserve Chairman Thomas J. Mackell Jr....of course!

Comeback Award of 2014

At Quatrini Rafferty, every day we talk with and work to protect the rights of people who are injured in an instant and have their lives changed forever. The news media tells us about motor vehicle collisions that occur on our highways, but very rarely do you hear about how significantly those motor vehicle collisions impact the victims and the families of victims of motor vehicle collisions. There is finally a story in the news that gives us some details about how painful the road to recovery can be after an injury.

Teens Killed in Collision with Fire Truck

Our hearts go out to 3 West Virginia teens who were recently killed in a collision with a fire truck. Kristyn Butcher, Kaylin Rice, and John Emmett Snow, III, attempted to pass a vehicle in the opposite direction as a fire truck traveling to an accident scene when it struck their vehicle resulting in a head on collision. The fire truck was responding to a chimney fire.

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