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Lawsuits Flood Courts Amid New Laws Extending Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse Claims

August 21, 2019

With the enactment of the Child Victims Act in New York last week, hundreds if not thousands of lawsuits are expected to be filed on behalf of adult victims of child sexual abuse who were previously barred from filing a claim by strict statute of limitations laws. The new Child… Read More> Comments Off on Lawsuits Flood Courts Amid New Laws Extending Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse Claims

Juul Labs Faces Class Action Lawsuits over Illegal Ads Targeting Teens and Youth

August 20, 2019

The maker of the wildly popular Juul e-cigarette is the target of numerous lawsuits filed on behalf of teens who have become addicted to nicotine and suffered injuries as a result of “juuling.” Juul Labs introduced its Juul e-cigarette device in 2015 and quickly became the leading e-cigarette manufacturer in the… Read More> Comments Off on Juul Labs Faces Class Action Lawsuits over Illegal Ads Targeting Teens and Youth

Bayer Proposes $8 Billion Settlement to Resolve Thousands of Roundup Cancer Claims

August 19, 2019

Bayer AG, the company that acquired Monsanto in 2018, and its legal woes along with it, is said to have proposed an $8 billion deal to settle more than 18,000 lawsuits alleging that its controversial weed killer, Roundup, causes cancer. The proposed payout, which could take months… Read More> Comments Off on Bayer Proposes $8 Billion Settlement to Resolve Thousands of Roundup Cancer Claims

Bayer and Johnson & Johnson Agree to Settle Xarelto Lawsuits for $775 Million

May 2, 2019

Pharmaceutical giants Bayer and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $775 million to settle thousands of product liability lawsuits filed over problems with their blood thinner medication, Xarelto, which has been linked to an increased risk of stroke, bleeding problems and death. The settlement agreement resolves nearly 25,000 Xarelto state… Read More> Comments Off on Bayer and Johnson & Johnson Agree to Settle Xarelto Lawsuits for $775 Million

3M Earplug Lawsuits Continue to Mount Over Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Other Hearing Problems

April 30, 2019

Thousands of military veterans and servicemembers are expected to pursue lawsuits against 3M Company over defective combat earplugs the company sold to the United States military, which they allege caused them to suffer hearing loss, tinnitus and other debilitating hearing problems. According to the 3M litigation, the government contractor knew that… Read More> Comments Off on 3M Earplug Lawsuits Continue to Mount Over Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Other Hearing Problems

CA Jury Delivers $80.3 Million Verdict in Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Lawsuit

April 16, 2019

A federal jury in San Francisco awarded plaintiff Edwin Hardeman more than $80 million in damages late last month, after determining that exposure to the popular weed killer, Roundup, was a substantial factor in his development of cancer. According to Hardeman’s lawsuit, the California resident was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in… Read More> Comments Off on CA Jury Delivers $80.3 Million Verdict in Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Lawsuit

Roundup Lawsuits Continue to Mount Following Landmark $289 Million Verdict

September 6, 2018

Bayer, the new owner of Monsanto, the company responsible for manufacturing the controversial weed killer Roundup, reported last month that the number of lawsuits filed over side effects of Roundup exposure has skyrocketed to 8,000, following the recent $289.2 million Roundup verdict handed down in a California court. The…

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