For decades, Johnson & Johnson sold its flagship baby powder when its own documents showed that the company knew exactly of the dangers.

It was not a secret that talcum powder use had the potential to cause ovarian cancer and mesothelioma because it was tainted with asbestos. However, the millions of women who were subjected to the ovarian cancer risk were kept in the dark.

Now, the company is facing thousands of lawsuits from people who have been sickened with ovarian cancer or mesothelioma.