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.
Paraquat is an herbicide, exposure to which has been associated with an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.
Once a supplier of 60% of the raw goods used to manufacture opioid drugs, Johnson & Johnson agrees to quit the business.
The wine industry in Texas, valued at over $13 billion, is under threat because the grapes have no resistance to the pesticide that is sprayed on adjacent fields.
You’re familiar with probiotic supplements. But what are prebiotics and postbiotics? Together, these three form the holy trinity of gut health.
If you were getting spinal surgery or a hip replacement, would you want your surgeon using equipment just because he/she was paid to do so?
CR Bard settled thousands of defective IVC filter lawsuits in 2018, but many cases remain unresolved.
3M is now 1 for 3 in the first military earplug trials in the nation’s largest multi-district litigation in history, involving over 235,000 soldiers who have filed suit over faulty hearing-protection devices.
Last year, a Disney retail store in Pennsylvania denied entrance to a boy with autism because he wasn’t wearing a mask.
Massive Medicaid fraud is alleged in the suit filed by Ohio’s Attorney General against Centene, the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care entity.
The settlement would put an end to consumer Roundup claims filed against the agrochemical giant for its alleged failure to disclose the potential health risks of glyphosate on product labels.
Individuals who have already filed a Zantac lawsuit can pursue their claims in California state court, under a newly-established Judicial Council Coordinated Proceedings (JCCP).
The popularity of gluten-free products has exploded over health concerns. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to go gluten-free in order to be healthy.
In order to resolve the costs associated with the opioid epidemic, Congress should adopt a litigation plan similar to Tobacco litigation in the 1990s.
PFAS chemicals are in hundreds of products from frying pans to fast-food wrappers. Why will they be the focus of dozens of forthcoming lawsuits?