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Defective Cosmetic Products

Cosmetics (make-up, perfume, cologne, hair products, hair dye, deodorant, shaving and facial cream etc.) are important to even the most low-maintenance of people. We all, both women and men, rely at least to some extent on cosmetics to make us feel confident and fresh.

Cosmetics require application to our bodies in one way or another. Most involve external application, but some products even involve internal application or injection. Some cosmetics can be hazardous to our bodies even when they are used properly. Most cosmetics contain various chemicals. The co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics warned that more than 200 chemicals can be on the average woman’s body before she even leaves the house in the morning. The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act does not require premarket approval for cosmetic products. Most frequently people complain of rashes or allergic reactions, but cosmetics can cause permanent injuries like disfigurement, loss of sight, hearing, or sensation, and chronic skin disease. Persons injured by cosmetic products may be able to recover from manufacturers, developers, researchers, marketers, and more.

Why you should call a lawyer:

If you think that you have suffered an injury as a result of a cosmetic product, it is very important to call a lawyer because there will need to be a thorough investigation, use of experts, and inquiry into all possible avenues of recovery.

Call the Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys of Altman & Altman LLP Today at 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199

If you think you might have a products liability claim because of defective cosmetics or if you have any questions about products liability law, call Altman & Altman LLP. Our lively firm is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We have a products liability practice group that is extremely bright, motivated and experienced. In fact, we have more than four decades of experience, and our work reflects that. It is always important to have an excellent lawyer, but it is especially important in products liability cases. Product manufacturers and designers are often huge national or international corporations with almost unlimited resources and ambitious representation. You will need equally aggressive and capable representation. Call the outstanding personal injury attorneys of Altman & Altman LLP at 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 toll-free, or contact us online for a free consultation. We are available twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week to help you.

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