Have You Been Diagnosed With Uterine Cancer or Endometrial Cancer After Using Hair Relaxers? Act Now. Contact an Attorney at the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP.
Often, companies neglect their duty to warn their customers of the potential dangers of their products. If you frequently use hair relaxers and have been diagnosed with cancer, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit.
Our dedicated lawyers at the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe work with you to resolve all your questions and concerns, so you always stay informed on your claim. With our customized approach and unmatched legal services, you can have a stress-free legal experience and receive just compensation for your injuries. If you have been diagnosed with cancer or another condition after using a chemical hair relaxer keep in mind that there are strict time limits for filing a suit. Contact us today to protect your right to file a lawsuit. Call us at 516-358-6900 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation.
When using hair products like chemical hair relaxers, you should be able to trust companies to ensure their products are safe and warn you of any potential hazards before using them. Unfortunately, many companies fail to test for their products’ dangers and long-term effects, which could lead to long-term health problems for customers. In these cases, our lawyers at Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe may help you hold them accountable.
Several chemical hair relaxer companies face class action lawsuits for the health problems they have caused. If you suffered injuries after regularly using chemical hair relaxers, you might be able to file a lawsuit by contacting a top-notch lawyer right away. Our compassionate lawyers give you the time you need to recover by supporting you every step of the way. We have over a century of the collective experience and extensive knowledge of these cases, so we can take on any challenge. With our open and consistent communication, you can stay updated on class action lawsuits and what you can expect.
What Conditions Can Chemical Hair Relaxers Cause?
Frequent use of hair relaxers may expose you to dangerous chemicals. This long-term, regular treatment could cause the following conditions:
- Uterine cancer
- Breast cancer
- Uterine fibroids and tumors
- Endometrial cancer
According to the National Institutes of Health, women who use chemical hair relaxers more than four times a year are more than twice as likely to develop uterine cancer than those who do not use these products. These conditions often have lengthy and expensive treatments, which deserve recognition. If you received a diagnosis for any of these conditions after using a chemical hair relaxer, you can take immediate action to achieve the compensation you deserve. We will work to help you hold companies that knowingly use cancer-causing chemicals in their products accountable for their careless actions.
What Products are Involved in Lawsuits?
Several companies produce chemical hair relaxers that have caused cancers and other health conditions in customers. Brands that face lawsuits include the following:
- Dark & Lovely by L’Oreal
- ORS Olive Oil Hair Relaxer by Namaste, LLC
- Cantu Shea Butter Relaxer by Cantu Beauty
- Just for Me by TCB Naturals
- Motions by Strength of Nature Global, LLC
- Soft & Beautiful Hair Relaxer
- SoftSheen-Carson Optimum Salon
- Creme of Nature Hair Relaxer
Facing these large companies can seem intimidating, but contacting a lawyer immediately gives you the best chance of receiving a fair settlement. We have the skills, resources, and drive to handle any case, so you can trust us to keep you informed and effectively manage every aspect of your claim.
How Does Chemical Hair Relaxer Lawsuit Process Work?
Chemical hair relaxer lawsuits often involve major companies and many complications. Fortunately, you do not have to go through the process alone. We understand the difficulties of your injuries, so we fight tirelessly to achieve a successful outcome with our personalized approach and innovative solutions. Our legal team works with you from start to finish, including the following steps:
- Listening to your story during your free consultation and determining if you qualify to file a lawsuit
- Gathering and analyzing evidence like medical records and witness testimony to build a strong case and prove fault
- Properly filing your claim within the statute of limitations and other deadlines
- Negotiating on your behalf with the defendant, other prosecuting attorneys, and insurance companies
- Advocating for the compensation you deserve in court
It’s essential to file your claim as soon as possible so you do not miss your opportunity to receive compensation for your losses. When building your claim, we strive to present clear evidence that the company knew about the dangers of their product and failed to warn you about them, causing your injuries.
What Potential Damages Can You Recover for Your Chemical Hair Relaxer Claim?
The evidence we use to prove fault can also help calculate your claim’s worth. Depending on the severity of your injuries and other circumstances, you may recover the following damages:
- Pain and suffering
- Medical bills
- Ambulance ride
- Hospital bills
- Loss of wages from missed work
- Loss of ability to work
- Assistive medical devices
- Property damage
- Prescribed medications
Damages like medical bills and lost wages are often simple to determine, but non-economic ones can be challenging. Our highly-skilled legal team can help you advocate for your rights to achieve a successful outcome.
Why Should You Hire a Lawyer for Your Chemical Hair Relaxer Claim Immediately?
The aftermath of suffering injuries due to chemical hair relaxers can be overwhelming, and you may not know what to do next. Our trusted lawyers at the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe are here to help you determine the best path forward in holding the product company accountable. We give you the time you need to fully heal by handling every aspect of your case, including the following:
- Conducting a thorough investigation
- Answering all your legal questions
- Interviewing witnesses
- Obtaining and analyzing evidence and important information
- Negotiating with insurance companies and defendants
- Calculating your damages
- Speaking on your behalf in and out of court
- Utilizing resources like medical and scientific professionals
- Connecting you with recovery resources
Our partner, Richard Jaffe, is a trained EMT, so he understands the seriousness of the injuries and the extent of the recovery process. Therefore, you can trust us to handle your case with the utmost care and attention and swiftly file your claim, so you can achieve the compensation you deserve. Furthermore, our knowledgeable attorneys can instruct you on how to present yourself in the best way possible to further increase your chances of receiving the full value of your claim.
For a free legal consultation with a Personal Injury lawyer serving Long Island, call 516-358-6900