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...

Kratom Pills

Sunstone Organics Recalls Kratom for Salmonella Contamination

March 4, 2019 - Springfield, Oregon-based Sunstone Organics is recalling 2 types of kratom after routine testing identified the presence of salmonella bacteria in the product, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned on Friday.

Medicine & Money

Losartan Recall Class Action Lawsuit

March 1, 2019 - New Jersey-based Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has issued a nationwide recall for 87 lots of the blood pressure medication Losartan to the consumer level after routine tests found the product to be contaminated with a potential carcinogen...

Childhood Sexual Abuse

New York Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

New York passes Child Victims Act, allowing survivors of childhood sexual abuse to file class action lawsuits against their abusers - statute of limitations (SOL) extended for victims to the age of 55.

Scott Silva Van Nuys Sexual Abuse

Van Nuys Teacher/Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse

Scott Silva, who taught and coached at Birmingham Community Charter High School in Van Nuys, California, was arrested following an investigation by LAPD’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit, which was initiated November 1 in response to a report of inappropriate conduct...

Xeljanz Class Action Lawsuit

Xeljanz Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that use of the rheumatoid arthritis medication Xeljanz (generic: tofacitinib) may increase your risk of developing serious side effects including blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism) and even death.

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...

haggerty-sexual-abuse

Former Student Files Lawsuit Against Santa Clarita Basketball Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse

A lawsuit has been filed against the Hart District and former Canyon High basketball coach Jeremy Haggerty, who has been accused of multiple counts of sexual abuse.

Legionnaires' Disease

Outbreak of Legionnaires Disease Traced to Minnesota Spa

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has traced a new outbreak of Legionnaires disease to the Crookston Inn and Convention Center in the northwest region of the state. Hotel management has temporarily closed the pool and spa pending results of...

Uber

Texas Jury Awards $38 Million to Woman Paralyzed in Uber Accident

A state jury in Texas has ordered Honda Motor Co. to pay $37.6 million to a woman who was paralyzed in a 2015 accident when her Uber driver ran a red light and was struck by an oncoming pickup truck...