Essure Birth Control

Philadelphia Judge Denies Bayer’s Request to Toss Essure Class Action

April 3, 2019 - A Philadelphia judge has confirmed 6 personal injury claims filed by women against Bayer over problems with its Essure permanent contraceptive, in addition to 3 breach-of-warranty suits. Bayer had filed a motion for partial summary judgment...

Roundup

Monsanto to Pay $80 Million Settlement Over Latest Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

March 25, 2019 - The Monsanto Company has been ordered to pay an $80 million settlement to a California man who claims that Roundup herbicide caused him to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a life-threatening cancer that begins in white blood cells...

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.

Roundup

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

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.

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...

Valsartan Recall Class Action Lawsuit

Valsartan Recall Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued at least 3 recent nationwide recalls for the widely-prescribed blood pressure medication valsartan over concerns it may be contaminated with an impurity considered to be a “likely human carcinogen” (cancer-causing substance).

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.