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FDA Misses Deadline to Ban Formaldehyde in Hair Relaxers
FDA Misses Deadline to Ban Formaldehyde in Hair Relaxers
Santa Clara, CA The FDA has missed its own April deadline to ban formaldehyde in hair-relaxers, despite mounting pressure to remove the hazardous chemical from all hair-straightener products, and despite no opposition to its removal. Critics say the agency’s failure to deal with the proposed new regulation would do far too little, in addition to being far too late. After all, the FDA's role is to prevent harm from happening in the first place. Many Black women with serious health issues linked to these products have filed over 6,000 hair relaxer lawsuits against manufacturers and the longer the FDA stalls, more complaints are inevitable.

The Ultimate Guide to Legal Car Window Tinting
The Ultimate Guide to Legal Car Window Tinting
Santa Clara, CA With the summer weather from Alabama to Alaska getting hotter every year, many drivers are opting to add style and functionality to their vehicles with window tinting. Aside from adding a sleek, mysterious look to your car, tinted windows reduce glare, provide UV protection, and help keep the cabin cool. There are, however, several things to consider before tinting your car windows, such as state driving laws, choosing the right tinting product, and understanding medical exemptions. Let’s take a closer look at everything you need to know to make an informed decision.

5 Things You Should Know About Divorce
5 Things You Should Know About Divorce
Santa Clara, CA When two people decide to get married, it is with the intention of spending their lives together. However, sometimes things don't work out as planned and couples may find themselves facing the difficult decision of divorce.  Divorce can be a difficult and emotional experience, but it's important to have a basic understanding of the divorce process in order to make informed decisions. Here are five things you should know about divorce.


Suboxone Statute of Limitations
Suboxone Statute of Limitations
Santa Clara, CA June 2024 marks the two-year anniversary of Suboxone’s statute of limitations deadlines and lawyers predict thousands more Suboxone tooth decay lawsuits will be filed against Indivior Inc., mainly failure to warn about the risk of dental injuries. It is crucial to file a lawsuit against Indivior or other defendants before the statute of limitations passes. If not, plaintiffs may be unable to proceed with a case.

Ozempic and Wegovy Linked to Aspiration Pneumonia
Ozempic and Wegovy Linked to Aspiration Pneumonia
Los Angeles, CA Patients who have undergone surgeries and endoscopies and taking weight-loss Ozempic, Wegovy and other GLP-1 medications risk aspiration pneumonia. A study conducted by researchers in California found that patients who underwent the procedure were 33 percent more likely to suffer the complication, which can be life-threatening.

Non-Excusable Traffic Violations Drivers Should Avoid
Non-Excusable Traffic Violations Drivers Should Avoid
Santa Clara, CA Drivers should always maintain safety on the road. Not doing so, or ignoring basic traffic rules, puts the lives of passengers, other drivers and pedestrians in danger. Traffic violations occur in many ways. While you can consider some minor traffic violations, the consequences are far-reaching. Below are non-excusable offenses you should avoid.


Kanye "Ye" West Slapped with Two Discrimination lawsuits, and more
Kanye "Ye" West Slapped with Two Discrimination lawsuits, and more
Los Angeles, CA Kanye “Ye” West is facing a California labor harassment, discrimination and retaliation lawsuit – and more allegations – filed by Trevor Phillips, a Black man and former employee. Phillips, who claims West is anti-black, also included the rapper’s Yeezy company and his Christian private school Donda Academy. And last week Ye was hit with a similar discrimination suit in California state court.

Philips Settles Respirator Case for $1.1 Billion
Philips Settles Respirator Case for $1.1 Billion
Santa Clara, CA Philips Respironics has agreed to settle over 700 lawsuits for $1.1 billion. Since the massive 2021 recall of its faulty breathing machines and ventilators that released toxic and carcinogenic fumes into customers’ mouths, throats and lungs, more than 50,000 people have been involved in the litigation.

ACLU Lawsuit: Incarcerated People Work for Aramark Without Pay
ACLU Lawsuit: Incarcerated People Work for Aramark Without Pay
Alameda County, CAThe California Supreme Court has ruled in the lawsuit Ruelas v. County of Alameda that the state’s minimum wage law does not apply to people working for private companies while they are held in pretrial detention in California’s jails. The California labor lawsuit was filed by the ACLU on behalf of people incarcerated at the Santa Rita Jail who worked without pay for “private company” Aramark, a $16 billion for-profit corporation that provides food in jails and prisons, and more.

NYC Workers Can Sue for Safe and Sick Leave Violations
NYC Workers Can Sue for Safe and Sick Leave Violations
New York City, NY Earlier this year, New York City enacted a law that amends the city's Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA) from 2014. Under Int. 0563-2022, “any person" has a private right of action to file New York lawsuits in court within two years of learning of an alleged violation. The law took effect in March, 2024.

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