Hair Relaxer Lawsuit for Cancer

Now Offering Free, No Obligation Consultations for Hair Relaxer and Straightener Lawsuits Linked to Uterine Cancer

If you used a chemical hair straightener and have been diagnosed with uterine, ovarian, or endometrial cancer, you may be entitled to file a hair relaxer lawsuit and get financial compensation.

Our lawyers are currently reviewing new chemical hair straightener cancer lawsuits in all 50 states for women and hairdressers who came in repeated contact with this dangerous product.

Get a free case evaluation with our award-winning attorneys to help determine your eligibility.

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What Is the Alleged Risk Between Hair Relaxers and Cancer?

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Scientists from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) found in 2022 that women who have used hair straightening chemicals, or relaxers, may be at higher risk of developing uterine cancer than those who don’t. It is also important to note that hairdressers who applied this product and came into frequent contact with it may also be at higher risk too.

“… frequent use of hair straightening products, defined as more than four times in the previous year, were more than twice as likely to go on to develop uterine cancer compared to those who did not use the products.”

Both studies indicated that since the use of chemical hair straighteners was much more common among non-Hispanic Black women, their risk of developing cancer and deaths rates are higher than other ethnicities. Further, several endocrine disruptors found in these chemical hair products — bisphenol A, formaldehyde, metals, and parabens — could be associated with an increased hormone-sensitive cancer risk.

 


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What Is the Average Settlement for a Hair Relaxer Cancer Lawsuit?

The amount of compensation a person is entitled to in a hair relaxer cancer claim can vary from case to case and will depend on the extent of the injury and other damages.

That said, the first federal hair straightener cancer lawsuit filed in the Northern District of Illinois on October 21, 2022 (Mitchell v. L’Oreal USA, Inc et al) seeks more than $75,000 in monetary damages, as well as payment for medical bills and other expenses.


Who Is Facing Hair Straightener Lawsuits?

Current lawsuits are being review and are expected to be filed against these makers of chemical straighteners and hair relaxers:

  • L’Oréal
  • SoftSheen Carson
  • Strength of Nature
  • Dabur
  • Namaste Laboratories

Allegations these companies currently face include misrepresentation that their products are safe. That each knew, or should have known, that repetitive use of their products increased the risk of uterine, ovarian, endometrial, and uterine cancer

Lastly, despite this knowledge, each maker manufactured and distributed them anyway without warning to consumers that they carried such risks.


Contact Us to File Your Hair Relaxer for Cancer Lawsuit

Given the severity and life-changing outcomes associated with uterine, ovarian, and endometrial cancer, our legal team expects to see a significant number of lawsuits filed. The hair relaxer for cancer attorneys at Lerner and Rowe are currently seeking new cases for review. 

If you used, applied, or were exposed to toxic hair relaxer products and have been formally diagnosed with ovarian, uterine, or endometrial cancer, you may have a valid hair relaxer for cancer lawsuit case.

Contact our nationwide legal team today to find out if you may qualify to file a lawsuit for a hair relaxer-linked cancer diagnosis. Reach us at 844-977-1900 for a free consultation. Or, contact us online via LiveChat or through a confidential online form.

Our team of attorneys has the experience and knowledge to make big manufacturers pay for putting consumers like you at risk of developing cancer after using their chemical hair relaxer products. 

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