Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires Outbreak Reported at Wisconsin Resort

3 men in Wisconsin who went to the same resort in Wisconsin Dells have tested positive for Legionella pneumophila, the bacterium that causes Legionnaires disease. Symptoms of the infection include cough, shortness of breath, fever, muscle aches, and headache.

Henry Avocado Recall

San Diego Firm Recalls Avocados from 7 States Over Listeria Fears

March 25, 2019 - Henry Avocado Corporation, an Escondido, CA.-based firm, is recalling avocados distributed in bulk to a half dozen states over concerns they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.


Roundup Weed Killer ‘Substantial Factor’ in Causing Plaintiff’s Lymphoma: California Jury

March 22, 2019 - A California jury has ruled against Bayer AG, in favor of a California man who said his development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma was the result of using Monsanto Roundup herbicide. Bayer denies the claim and vows to...

Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Talc in Johnson’s Baby Powder Caused Plaintiff’s Mesothelioma: CA Jury

March 20, 2019 - A federal judge in Oakland has sided with a man who claims he developed mesothelioma as a result of his decades-long use of talc-containing Johnson’s Baby Powder and other similar products.

Plaintiff’s Cancer Caused by Roundup Weed Killer: California Jury

March 19, 2019 - A jury in federal court in San Francisco has found that Roundup weed killer “significantly contributed” to the development of a man’s non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a deadly cancer that develops from white blood cells called lymphocytes.

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.

Butterball Everyday Fresh Ground Turkey

Butterball Ground Turkey Class Action Lawsuit

The USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced the recall of more than 78,000 pounds of Butterball ground turkey products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.


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 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...

Pillsbury Unbleached All Purpose Flour

Pillsbury Flour Recall Class Action Lawsuit

March 12, 2019 - More than 12,000 cases of Pillsbury Unbleached All-Purpose Flour are being recalled across the U.S. by Hometown Food Company after tests revealed some samples positive for contamination with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe cases of...