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Hair Relaxer Lawsuits Consolidated Into MDL: April 2023 Updates

March 31, 2023   |  
Hair Relaxer Class-Action MDL Will Streamline the Litigation Process A judicial panel established a hair-relaxer multi-district litigation (MDL) in February, 2023, centralizing all current and future cases under one judge in the Northern District of Illinois. The MDL will consolidate claims that hair relaxers and straighteners cause uterine and other...
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Federal Panel Considers Hair Relaxer MDL

January 28, 2023   |  
Judicial Panel to Consider Consolidation of Hair Relaxer Lawsuits into MDL More than 100 hair relaxer lawsuits have been filed as research continues to link uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, and other injuries to chemical hair relaxer use. A judicial panel will consider consolidating these lawsuits in February 2023, establishing a...
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Hair Straightener and Relaxer Products Linked to Uterine Cancer

November 7, 2022   |  
In the past few years, there has been a growing concern among the public and the medical community about hair straightening chemicals and their potential to cause cancer. A recent study has now demonstrated that there is a significantly increased risk for uterine cancer in women who use chemical hair...
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Does Talcum Powder Cause Uterine Cancer?

September 11, 2020   |  
Talcum powder products, including Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, Shower-to-Shower Powder as well as other talc products may cause cancer. These cancers include ovarian cancer and mesothelioma, and many are asking, “Does talcum powder cause uterine cancer?” The American Cancer Society, The World Health Organization (WHO), among others, have recognized...
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