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 Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

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

Zantac Lawsuit Filed By Dozens of Plaintiffs in Delaware State Court After Federal MDL Dismissed
Jan 04, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The federal dismissal does not directly affect Zantac lawsuits filed in state courts nationwide, where cases are scheduled to go to trial throughout 2023. Following a federal judge’s controversial decision to dismiss of all Zantac lawsuits, after finding that there was insufficient scientific evidence to establish the recalled heartburn drug causes cancer under standards employed […]...Continue reading

The Impact of Digital Transformation on Litigation Finance
Jan 03, 2023 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Tokenizing litigation finance can help level the playing field by making funds more accessible for everyone and significantly increasing access to justice. December 27, 2022 at 09:28 AM Litigation Funding By Ron Lasorsa, Victory Litigation Fund, LP | December 27, 2022 at 09:28 AM America’s legal system has a problem. The Institute for the Advancement […]...Continue reading

Food Container Manufacturer Faces PFAS Contamination Lawsuit from Environmental Groups
Jan 03, 2023 by Russell Maas

Regulators have warned that a process of fluorination used on many food containers could lead to PFAS contamination of consumers. Two prominent environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over PFAS contamination against one of the leading food container manufacturers in the U.S., indicating that the toxic and potentially cancer-causing chemicals were knowingly applied to the […]...Continue reading

Special Master Appointed To Oversee Census of Tylenol Autism, ADHD Lawsuits Filed By Families Nationwide
Jan 02, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Census of all Tylenol lawsuits being pursued for children diagnosed with autism and ADHD may influence plans for pretrial discovery and early bellwether trials, which may facilitate early settlements. Growing number of Tylenol autism and ADHD lawsuits are being pursued by families, alleging that inadequate warnings have been provided about acetaminophen pregnancy risks Federal litigation […]...Continue reading

Dark & Lovely and Optimum Hair Relaxer Side Effects Led to Uterine Fibroids, Lawsuit Claims
Jan 01, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiff and potentially millions of others used Dark & Lovely and Optimum for years without being warned hair relaxer side effects could lead to uterine fibroids. Hair relaxers like Optimum, Dark & Lovely and other products have been marketed to Black women as safe hair straighteners for decades Recent studies have suggested hair relaxer side […]...Continue reading