Category: Product Liability

Taurus Revolver Settlement

$39 Million Settlement Approved in Taurus Guns Class Action Lawsuit

A federal judge in Florida has granted approval to a class action settlement that would put an end to claims that certain handguns manufactured by Taurus USA were made with multiple defects that could cause them to discharge when dropped.

Roundup

Experts Conflicted on Toxicity of Roundup Herbicide

March 14, 2019 - With nearly 11,000 lawsuits alleging that Monsanto’s controversial weed killer Roundup “significantly contributes” to the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and Monsanto denying these claims across the board, the consensus is still out as to just how...

Roundup

Roundup Bellwether Trial Heads to Jury Phase

March 13, 2019 - A trial in which a California man alleged his use of Roundup weed killer caused his cancer was turned over to the jury on Tuesday, as both sides delivered their closing arguments in a federal court...

Canada Dry Ginger Ale

Canada Dry Ginger Ale Settlement

Two settlements have been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging false advertising claims by Keurig Dr Pepper that its Canada Dry Ginger Ale is “Made from Real Ginger,” and that consumers paid a premium for the soft drink.

3M Combat Arms Earplugs

MDL Sought for Federal 3M Earplug Lawsuits

March 5, 2019 - Minnesota has been requested as the potential venue of a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for lawsuits alleging hearing loss, tinnitus, and other ear damage from 3M Combat Arms Earplugs.

Roundup

Judge Rules Monsanto Cancer Report Allowed as Evidence in California Roundup Lawsuit

March 6, 2019 - A federal judge in California on Friday ruled that the prosecution in a lawsuit alleging that Monsanto Roundup caused cancer can use an internal company report from 1999 which concluded that glyphosate, the weed killer’s active...

Airbag

ARC Airbag Inflator Explodes, Injuring Driver

Exploding ARC airbag inflator claims new victim; meanwhile, an investigation by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) drags into its 3rd year with little new information as to the source of a problem responsible for numerous severe injuries...

E-Cigarette Class Action Lawsuit

Vape Explosion Kills Texas Man: Medical Examiner

A 24-year-old man from Fort Worth, Texas, has died from brain damage related to a pen vape that exploded in his mouth, the latest in a string of similar accidents linked to e-cigarette devices.

Tower Pressure Cooker

Tower Pressure Cooker Class Action Lawsuit

A european device manufacturer is recalling its 6-litre One Touch Stainless Steel pressure cooker over a serious risk of burns, according to a recall notice posted by RAPEX.

Breast Implants

FDA Issues New Warning on Lymphoma Cases Linked to Textured Breast Implants

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning on the dangers of receiving textured breast implants, as at least 474 women implanted with the devices have been diagnosed with a deadly type of cancer known as...