The appeals court will hear arguments from the Center for Food Safety (CFS) over the EPA’s 2020 decision that glyphosate poses no health risks of concern, despite 125,000 individuals filing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma claims connected to glyphosate.
IVC filter lawsuits took a pause even before the coronavirus pandemic started. But three trials occurred in 2021 with more possibly slated for next year…
Within 2 weeks of losing a $22.5 million verdict, juries have returned defense verdicts for 3M in the 9th and 10th combat earplug trials.
U.S. Army vet Theodore Finley was awarded $22.5 million for hearing damage he sustained while serving in the Army from 2006 to 2014.
Conducted via Zoom because of the pandemic, the fourth Roundup trial verdict was reached after the fifth trial was concluded.
The first verdict in the C.R. Bard hernia mesh MDL went for the defense but come next month, plaintiffs will likely have an easier day in court.
J&J’s attempt to resolve 38,000 talc cancer claims with a settlement has been rebuffed by plaintiffs.
California’s high court rejected Bayer’s challenge to have an $86 million Roundup cancer verdict overturned for a couple, the Pilliods.
In the latest test trials in the nation’s largest mass tort in U.S. history, juries returned a verdict for 3M and the other for the plaintiff. 3M has now lost four of seven trials.
While Johnson & Johnson faces tens of thousands of lawsuits over its talc powder products, it has formed a shell company and declared bankruptcy to avoid having to pay talc liabilities.
Juul is facing over 3,200 lawsuits, with most of the plaintiffs being school districts.
A 51-year-old U.S. Army vet’s hearing damage was not the fault of 3M’s Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2, a Florida jury found, in the fifth test trial.
The Donetta Stephens v. Monsanto trial has been ongoing for almost three months and has been tried tried via Zoom with multiple technical problems interfering with the proceedings.
Despite winning three recent talc cancer lawsuits, J&J has lost the latest trial in which the plaintiff alleged her exposure to talc caused her mesothelioma.
Over 3,300 lawsuits have been filed by states and local governments against those deemed responsible for fueling the opioid epidemic. This is the first lawsuit against pharmacies.
Despite losing a high-profile multi-billion-dollar plaintiff judgement in a previous talc powder ovarian cancer lawsuit, J&J has won the three most recent talc trials.
After losing the first 3 verdicts, Monsanto notched its first Roundup victory. This time, the plaintiff was a young boy with an aggressive form of cancer.
3M has lost the first three of four test cases in the Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 multidistrict litigation.
Over 40 years after they were banned, PCBs, manufactured by the Monsanto Corp, still pollute the environment, including waterways.
A jury found that a woman’s European Jewish heritage was a contributing factor in her ovarian cancer, not J&J’s talc products.
Monsanto’s claim that glyphosate does not affect human health was found to be false and now the company’s owner, Bayer AG, has agreed to resolve claims over misleading advertising.
Generic Zantac makers won’t face trial but brand-name manufacturers are still on the hook for cancer-causing NDMA. The first trials…
Roundup gets all the attention when it comes to litigation over toxic herbicides. But this one, invented by Swiss chemical maker…
Purdue Pharma misled doctors and the public about the risk of addiction to Oxycontin. Twice, the company pleaded guilty to federal crimes. But the people who ran the company–the Sacklers–will likely not be indicted for their outsized role in contributing to the opioid epidemic.
The 4th Roundup cancer trial in the US was plagued by poor audio and video, leading to abbreviated expert testimony.
The first 3 defective 3M military earplug lawsuits have gone to trial, with plaintiffs having emerged victorious in two trials. A judge has recently ordered…
A 35-year old former teacher and master’s degree candidate who used talc powder for over 16 years was awarded $26.5 million by a jury.
Over 25,000 hernia mesh lawsuits have been filed against C.R. Bard. The first trial, which may determine if there’s a settlement, has begun.
Two years after filing for bankruptcy protection in an attempt to shield itself from thousands of opioid drug lawsuits, Purdue Pharma’s restructuring plan is now being considered by a judge.
The $87 million awarded to the Pilliods, a married couple from Livermore, CA, because of their cancer allegedly caused by Roundup, will stand for now.
A woman who had talc applied to her body every day for 30 years, from birth onwards, developed cancer. A jury in 2019 found J&J liable for her cancer.
By 2023, recreational gardeners won’t be able to purchase Bayer/Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup because of ongoing litigation that have …
An exec with J&J’s women’s health division didn’t show up in court. The judge said the exec is not a credible witness in the trial of a woman who died allegedly from talc powder.
Generic Zantac makers are off the hook in cancer lawsuits, at least for now, all because of something called the preemption argument.
As J&J Considers Bankruptcy Protection For Its Talc Liabilities, Are Lower Baby Powder Settlement Payouts Likely?
Facing thousands of talc lawsuits, J&J is mulling a two-step plan that would create a new business that would seek bankruptcy protection for its talc liabilities.
A former comm. director for J&J will face new questions from a group of women who allege they developed ovarian cancer because of asbestos-contaminated talc powder.
Nearly 100,000 men claim they were sexually abused as boy scouts. The settlement covers claims by 60,000 abused former scouts.
Dr. Stephanie Seneff’s book, “Toxic Legacy: How the Weedkiller Glyphosate Is Destroying Our Health and the Environment,” details how the controversial herbicide poses an existential threat to humanity.
Not So Happy: Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPIs) Are Second Most Common Lawsuit In Healthcare Settings
The coronavirus pandemic has contributed to the occurrence of pressure injuries, which affect over 2 million patients a year.