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What to Do If You’ve Been Affected by Hair Straightening Products

Jan 10, 2024
Shamis & Gentile, P.A.
Hair Straightener class action

Developing severe complications from using beauty products might not sound likely, but unfortunately, certain hair straightening products have been linked to cases of uterine cancer and other conditions. If you, or someone you know, have been affected by this, there might be a legal pathway to help you achieve justice and compensation.

At Shamis & Gentile, P.A., we are currently looking into a number of such cases, investigating the responsible parties, and providing legal aid for those affected. Therefore, we are looking for more evidence and victims to build a solid case, bring justice, and seek fair compensation to affected individuals.

Submit Your Claim

If you have developed uterine cancer or other severe complications due to using hair relaxers, the first thing to do would be to submit your claim. We have experienced attorneys ready to investigate further and delicately and professionally review your case to determine whether you are eligible to join an existing lawsuit or file a new one.

Please include as much information as possible about the specific types of products you used and the medical conditions you contracted due to them. We are also looking into how prolonged use of hair straightening products seemingly increases the chance of cancer, so the more information you can provide, the better.

We will do our best to respond as fast as possible, as we understand this matter is of the utmost importance to you. Typically, we will form a list of documents and other information that we might need to move further with the case, as the law requires evidence and testimony to support your claim and for a formal case to be opened.

Building Your Case

We will begin building your case once we have confirmed that you are eligible to claim compensation. This process can vary depending on the specifics, but it will often require medical documents, signed testimony from doctors and other affiliated parties, and proof that you have been using the specific hair straightening products.

Receipts from past purchases, testimony from hair stylists, photographs, or other such evidence will go a long way in establishing a credible case that proves you are entitled to compensation and have been affected negatively by the products in question.

At this stage, we might also reach out to medical experts and other authorities not directly related to you to further solidify your case and make a compelling and convincing argument supporting your story. We will keep you updated and informed about all the progress so that you understand every step along the way to minimize uncertainty and stress.

Seeking Justice

From this stage on, the process will vary from client to client. Together with you, we will review the different legal options you have at your disposal to hold the companies accountable, and we will examine previous legal proceedings to determine the best strategy.

Whether to opt for a settlement, an individual lawsuit, or a joint class action lawsuit can vary on a case-by-case basis and will also be determined by your specific circumstances and preferences. Contact us today and submit your information, and we will get back to you as soon as possible to help you present your case in a professional and dedicated manner.

Submit a Class Action Claim

Submit a class action claim today; there are no associated fees or expenses unless we manage to win the case on your behalf.