The number of women filing hair relaxer lawsuits continues to grow, prompting the filing of a motion to centralize claims brought through federal courts in multidistrict litigation (Case MDL No. 3060) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. On November 15, 2022, a group of plaintiffs filed the motion to transfer these cases to a single court in the interest of streamlining the judicial process and ensuring similar outcomes across individual lawsuits.
Below are some of our news stories explaining the potential dangers of Hair Relaxers, and especially the connection to cancer. To learn more about the types of injuries that have been linked to this product, and the legal claims that have been filed, click Hair Relaxers.