3M is hoping that $1 billion and chapter 11 bankruptcy will resolve nearly 300,000 hearing damage claims. But will all plaintiffs agree to the trust fund?
An appeals court in Alabama has revived a Roundup weedkiller lawsuit that makes a Supreme Court review of previous decisions highly unlikely.
After mesothelioma-related asbesos lawsuits were paused because of Covid, an LA jury returned one of the largest verdicts in recent years.
A day after being issued marketing denial orders by the FDA, Juul filed for an emergency appeal, and that appeal is being reviewed by a federal court.
Despite winning its fourth straight Roundup trial, things aren’t all rosy for Bayer AG. The company faces a new mini class action among other setbacks.
The judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation 3M earplug trials has ordered both parties to begin mediation talks by July 15.
A jury in Kansas City cleared Bayer/Monsanto of liability in the sixth Roundup cancer trial–the first case to be tried outside of California.
A $55 million hearing damage award was reduced to $21 million because of caps set by Colorado law, which applies to the case of veteran William Wayman.
3M has been ordered to pay $300 million to 13 U.S. Army veterans in 10 earplug trials in the initial phase of the CAEv2 litigation.
Bayer was hoping the nation’s high court would review the third Roundup personal injury trial and wipe out the remaining 30,000 unresolved claims.
Hugh Grant, who led Monsanto for 15 years, was ordered by a judge to testify in a Roundup trial in person.
￼3M Military Earplug Trial #15 Results in $2 Million Plaintiff Verdict, Over $200 Million Awarded To Plaintiffs
3M’s trial record now stands at six wins and 9 losses in the first 15 military earplug trials. In 3M’s 9 losses, juries have awarded over $222 million to 12 plaintiffs.
Ethicon, a subunit of J&J, failed to warn women that its transvaginal/pelvic mesh surgical devices posed significant health risks.
J&J has temporarily escaped 40,000 consumer talc lawsuits through a controversial bankruptcy plan but it must face decades-old lawsuits from those allegedly harmed by talc in the workplace.
If you purchased Roundup weed killer products, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your purchases. But don’t forget that you can still sue the company for personal injury.
3M’s win-loss record in 14 earplug trials now stands at 6-8. A jury returned a defense verdict in the case of a veteran who is only the second female plaintiff whose case has been tried.
A new Roundup trial that was scheduled to start today was cancelled after a settlement was reached between Monsanto-owner, Bayer AG and dozens of plaintiffs.
The same judge who approved J&J’s plan to offload its talc liabilities into a bankrupt subunit has granted talc cancer plaintiffs a fast-track appeal in bankruptcy court.
Out of 13th bellwether CAEv2 trials, 3M has lost eight. Juries have returned over $200 million to 11 plaintiffs.
In the early 1970s, J&J funded research conducted human experiments in a prison that injected inmates with cancer-causing asbestos.
It is illegal for doctors to receive payments from pharmaceutical companies for prescribing their drugs yet roughly a quarter of over 800,000 doctors received opioid kickbacks during the height of the opioid crisis.
Members of the Sackler family, which created Oxycontin under Purdue Pharma must pay more money to resolve opioid litigation.
It’s still unclear how the approval of the bankruptcy would affect plaintiffs’ claims, however, critics believe it’s a miscarriage of justice.
3M appeals the first military earplug trial verdict and more developing news in the nation’s largest mass tort in history.
Bayer’s hoping that the nation’s high court will review one of the three Roundup decisions it has lost at trial, but it might be a Hail Mary at best.
Zantac maker, GSK, wants information from the independent pharmacy/lab that was the first to alert the FDA about cancer-causing NDMA in Zantac.
A group of the nation’s most respected law professors has filed an amicus brief, arguing that J&J’s bankruptcy plan to avoid paying asbestos-tainted talc victims sets a dangerous precedent.
3M has been hit with the largest verdict to date in the massive Combat Arms Earplug version 2 (CAEv2) multidistrict litigation.
Approximately 600 Elmiron eye damage lawsuits are consolidated in a New Jersey federal court. The latest addition to the MDL is a $10 million suit filed by a New Hampshire woman.
In order to avoid a proposed class action lawsuit by Roundup consumers, Bayer has agreed to a settlement without admitting wrongdoing.
WIll asbestos-detecting standards become more stringent after the interagency report recommended 5 testing protocols?
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.