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What Are the Dangers of Breast Implants?

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James Parker
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June 25, 2023

Breast implants have a broad number of applications in the modern world. The most common uses of breast implants include helpful reconstructive surgery for women who have had mastectomies, gender-affirming surgery, and cosmetic use. While their uses may vary, recently breast implants have been found to harbor some hidden dangers.

In recent years, thousands of women have spoken out about the dangers of breast implants. One of the most powerful dangers that rocked the world was the discovery that some breast implants could cause a unique variety of cancer.

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a type of cancer that only occurs in people with breast implants. The prevailing science suggests that a textured breast implant irritates breast tissue while implanted, eventually leading to cancerous growth. This has led to textured breast implants being banned in the U.S., Australia, Canada, and other nations globally.

The other major reported effect of breast implants is a variety of symptoms grouped under the banner of Breast Implant Illness (BII). BII is a condition that is still struggling to gain mass acceptance, but thousands of people have come forward testifying that after being implanted with breast implants, they experienced chronic fatigue, brain fog, rashes, food sensitivities, and many more symptoms.

If you have developed BIA-ALCL or BII, you may be able to join the litigation movement to get compensation for your injuries. In order to become a part of these breast implant lawsuits, you will need a mass torts attorney. 

An experienced mass torts attorney can represent you and your interests in a mass torts lawsuit, advising you on whether it is better to accept a group settlement or pursue your interests separately. The way to find the best mass tort attorneys in your area is with Attorney at Law

At AAL, our nationwide network of attorneys can match you with the best attorney in your area. Our partner firms have the experience, legal expertise, and resources to fight for you against the largest corporations in the world.

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