The fourth lawsuit out of thousands filed against Johnson & Johnson over the alleged cancer risks from prolonged use of talcum powder goes to trial later this month in Missouri state court, and the trial will be webcast live gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network.

Three similar trials in 2016 resulted in combined damages of over $190 million, and J&J is trying to break the plaintiffs’ winning streak in St. Louis, where the majority of pending talcum powder cases are filed. The drug company, along with talc supplier Imerys, is accused by thousands of women of knowingly concealing the danger of ovarian cancer associated with the use of well-known household products like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower.

Plaintiffs allege J&J for years ignored compelling scientific evidence that talc powder applied to the genitals could travel to the ovaries and cause cancer, and that the company wanted to protect the profits generated by brands consumers had purchased for decades even as safer cornstarch-based body powders became available.

Opening statements are scheduled for today (February 6, 2017), according to Courtroom View Network.

Nora Daniels, 56, filed the pending case after using J&J’s talcum powder for 36 years. However J&J and Imerys maintain her ovarian cancer wasn’t caused by that. They cite that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration held hearings in the 1990’s on the risks of talcum powder and concluded it was safe, and that there is no conclusive evidence of a link between talcum powder-based hygiene products and ovarian cancer.

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