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Toxic Hair Relaxers and Uterine Cancer Lawsuits

Racialized Beauty Standards for Women!

A study conducted by the NIH (National Institutes of Health) reveals- how racialized beauty standards all over the world have led women to the brink of deadly diseases! All those women who use chemical straighteners and relaxers to straighten their dry and frizzy hair are now dealing with the risk of uterine and ovarian cancers-  Published on October 17, 2022, in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Psychology of Straight Hair!

“For the last few years, the world has turned into a beauty contest, where the media has set biased beauty standards for women- which in turn made frizzy and textured hair look outdated; whereas Blonde and Sleek are the new fashion.” 

Resultantly, women get attracted to different kinds of hair treatments, including chemical straighteners, hair dyes, and relaxers, without being aware of the fact that they are inviting deadly Ovarian And Endometrial Cancer

Not surprising! 60% out of 378 cases recorded as per NIH are identified as African-American women as they were frequent consumers of the product using (4x per year or more).

Risks Of Hair Relaxers!

Hair relaxers are chemical treatments that completely alter the natural texture of your hair, leaving them straight and sleek. However, these products are hazardous as they include carcinogens (cancer-causing agent) and endocrine disruptors (not listed as ingredients but fragrance), that increases the risk of uterine and ovarian cancer.

2022 Study and Hair Relaxer Lawsuit!

The 2022 NIH study further reveals that 1.64% of women who never used hair straighteners were likely to develop uterine cancer by the age of 70; but for frequent users, that risk was much higher, almost up to 4.05%,”- Dr. Alexandra White, Head Of The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.  

After the shocking revelations, consumers of hair relaxers and their families who were exposed to the risk filed lawsuits against giant companies, including L’Oréal, Soft Sheen, and other BIG BRANDS!

Who Can File a Lawsuit for Hair Relaxer Products?

If you or anyone around you have used a hair-relaxing product that leads you to develop endometriosis, uterine fibroids, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, or endometrial cancer, then you are eligible to file a lawsuit.

Contact a Hair Relaxer Lawyer!

At Mokaram Law Firm, we understand the pain that you or your loved ones have gone through, thus we make the legal process as easy as possible for you! If you or your family members have suffered a personal injury case related to hair relaxing chemicals, then our attorneys are here to assist you each step of the way.  

Our legal process involves the following steps! 

Consultation Call with our Personal Injury Lawyers: 

Get in touch with our personal injury attorneys for a free consultation, and they will determine if you are entitled to submit a lawsuit. 

Collect Evidence: 

Our top-notch attorneys will collect legal evidence that includes even the tiny details of the incident, including all medical records and testimonies, to identify the chemicals you were exposed to during the treatment. 

Filing Your Lawsuit: 

Our attorneys take care of time-barred cases and understand the legal proceedings to the core- thus, your claim will be submitted while following the legal deadlines! 

Negotiation for Settlement: 

If the plaintiff agrees to a settlement, then all the negotiations with the accountable party will be done through legal channels. 

Seek Compensation: 

If the case isn’t settled, then we will present the case in court for trial. Seek legal compensation and contact a Personal injury lawyer in Houston to file a lawsuit against the giant companies that offered these products in the market- file reimbursement claims to get medical treatment today!

Are You Entitled to Receive Compensation?

You are entitled to receive compensation once the case gets registered for Trial in court for a final verdict. A hair relaxer settlement is a financial compensation your defendant is liable to pay after the verdict is awarded in court. 

However, the following factors are observed before filing a hair relaxer lawsuit: 

  • After effects of injuries 
  • Amount of Medical Bills
  • Funeral expenses if applies
  • Other damages

How Mokaram Law Firm Can Help?

If you or anyone dear to you got exposed to uterine or ovarian cancer because of using hair chemical products, and you’re wondering “where to find a professional hair relaxer lawyer near me”–  take legal recourse for compensation at Mokaram law firm. 

Our hair relaxer attorney will help you to get the compensation you deserve. Call us at (281) 609-9224 or visit us online to learn more about your eligibility! 

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