Tuesday, March 21, 2023 | Noon - 2:00 PM ET
Shades of Mass, founded in 2022, is a first-of-its-kind organization – dedicated to advocating for and facilitating the involvement in mass tort litigations, along with appointment of Black and Brown attorneys to leadership roles in federal and state-based centralized civil actions. Through mentorship, advocacy, networking, and education, we are ushering in a new era of broad and diverse representation for those impacted across our great nation.
Multiple defendants and manufactured hair relaxer products. Determining which Defendants are responsible is important, and how to best prove that clients used these Products are essential.
Now that the Hair Relaxer MDL in Chicago is established, we will discuss the next steps for these lawsuits filed in federal court. There are also hair relaxer cases filed in various state courts. We will discuss how these multiple jurisdictions can affect the overall litigation.
This discussion will focus on understanding the injuries associated with hair relaxer use and what you should look for when evaluating potential clients’ cases is crucial.
In any Mass Tort action, it is important to understand the science. With Chemical Hair Relaxers there are Phthalates which are endocrine disruptors that interfere with the body’s hormones. We will discuss where we are in this litigation and what the next steps should be.