Court Declares 3M Earplug Lawsuit Settlement Efforts at an “Impasse,” Terminating Further Mediation
Jan 20, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

A federal judge says the manufacturer has given up on efforts to reach a global 3M earplug lawsuit settlement that would resolve all claims, making additional court-ordered mediation unnecessary. Following months of mediation efforts to resolve thousands of 3M earplug lawsuits brought by military personnel left with hearing loss and tinnitus injuries, the U.S. District […]...Continue reading

Hair Relaxer Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Filed By Woman Diagnosed At Age 35, Resulting in Hysterectomy and Chemotherapy
Jan 17, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Lawsuit indicates regular and prolonged exposure to hair relaxer caused ovarian cancer, alleging that users are not warned about the potential risk. Dark & Lovely, Optimum, Motions and other hair relaxers contain toxic endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), according to a lawsuit filed last week. Plaintiff indicates that she developed ovarian cancer from hair relaxers when […]...Continue reading

Environmental Group Files PFAS Contamination Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Recycling Company
Jan 16, 2023 by Russell Maas

The PFAS lawsuit charges the company with violations of the Clean Water Act, which have left the Susquehanna River polluted with high levels of “forever chemicals”. As individuals across the U.S. continue to file PFAS water contamination lawsuits against a variety of different companies that manufacture the cancer-causing chemicals or products that contain the substances, […]...Continue reading

Petition Filed To Preserve Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claimants’ Testimony Before Lawsuits Filed
Jan 13, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Two veterans with terminal cancer from Camp Lejeune water contamination have asked the Court to preserve their deposition testimony while they exhaust administrative remedies required under a new law. Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 allows service members and family members exposed to contaminated water on the bast between 1953 and 1987 to pursue claims […]...Continue reading

Firefighters Risk From Cancer and Other Diseases Highlighted in New Study
Jan 12, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Researchers point to an increasing amount of chemical exposure during firefighting as a likely cause of cancer and heart disease risks. The findings of a new study raise further concerns about firefighters’ cancer risks, indicating they are substantially more likely than the general public to die from cancer, as well as heart attacks, strokes, and […]...Continue reading

Hair Relaxer Harmful Chemicals Caused Woman to Develop Uterine Cancer, Lawsuit Alleges
Jan 11, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Phthalates and other harmful chemicals in hair relaxers like Dark & Lovely, Olive Oil, Africa’s Best, African Pride, Just for Me and other widely used perms caused uterine cancer, a Missouri woman claims. Lawsuit alleges hair relaxers expose women to phthalates and other harmful chemicals Plaintiff developed uterine cancer from the hair relaxer chemicals, which […]...Continue reading

What’s the Science Behind the Claim Hair Straighteners May Cause Cancer?
Jan 09, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Cancer is the second leading killer of Americans, after heart disease. There are relatively few substances that we can say with certainty cause a person’s cancer. But medical studies can show connections and probabilities. That’s the case with hair straighteners and the claim there’s a connection to uterine and ovarian cancers. What is a Chemical […]...Continue reading

3M Paying $4.7 Million Per Week in Costs Associated with Earplug Hearing Loss Lawsuits
Jan 09, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Rather than negotiating settlements to resolve more than 200,000 earplug hearing loss lawsuits, a recent bankruptcy filing details the millions in defense costs 3M Company has continued to incur. According to recent bankruptcy court filings, 3M Company has incurred more than $450 million in legal costs associated with defending thousands of earplug hearing loss lawsuits […]...Continue reading

Straightener Chemicals in Hair Relaxer Products Led to Uterine Cancer, Lawsuit Alleges
Jan 05, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Side effects of hair relaxers used since she was 10 years old caused an Alabama woman to develop uterine cancer, which she indicates was a direct result of chemicals in Dark & Lovely, Just for Me and other straighteners Lawsuit indicates chemical straighteners like Dark & Lovely, Just for Me, Optimum and Motions caused uterine […]...Continue reading

U.S. Government Faces at Least 14,000 Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims to Date
Jan 04, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The number of Camp Lejeune water contamination claims has shot to 14,000 in just four months, according to a new report, and the number is expected to continue to climb over the next two years. Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 allows Marines and family members to pursue settlements for injuries caused by contaminated water […]...Continue reading

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