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Coronavirus Pandemic Delays Monsanto Roundup Settlement Talks

The global coronavirus pandemic is delaying negotiations aimed at settling thousands of Monsanto Roundup lawsuits that blame glyphosate for causing cancer. According to The New York Time, Bayer AG’s CEO and Kenneth Feinberg – the prominent attorney tapped to led … Continue reading

FDA Orders Immediate Zantac Recall, Confirms NDMA Contamination

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered the immediate removal of all Zantac and ranitidine products from the market, after its investigation confirmed that a potentially cancer-causing contaminant may increase over time. The confirmation will likely bolster claims … Continue reading

Kentucky Woman Blames NDMA in Zantac for Stomach & Liver Cancer

A Kentucky woman who was diagnosed with stomach and liver cancer following years of Zantac use is suing the manufacturers of the popular heart burn medication. Zantac Cancer Lawsuit Allegations According to a March 6th filing in the U.S. District … Continue reading

Uloric Lawsuits Mount, With New Filing in Illinois Federal Court

Lawsuits involving Uloric continue to mount in the wake of last year’s U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warning on the serious side effects potentially associated with Takeda Pharmaceutical’s popular gout treatment. Uloric Heart Attack Allegations One of the latest … Continue reading

Bayer Agrees to Settle Monsanto Roundup False Ad Lawsuit

More than two years after completing its acquisition of Monsanto, Bayer AG has agreed to pay $39.5 million to settle a false advertising lawsuit involving its controversial Roundup weed killer. The settlement, which was filed in federal court in Kansas … Continue reading

Belviq Lawsuit Alleges Weight Loss Drug “Substantially” Increases Risk of Cancer

The manufacturers of Belviq are facing a new lawsuit over the medication’s alleged link to cancer. The complaint, which was filed on March 27th in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, seeks class action status on behalf … Continue reading

Coronavirus Mask Manufacturer Faces Claims Over Allegedly Defective Military Earplugs

3M Company, the manufacturer recently tapped to make millions of masks for healthcare workers serving on the frontlines in the battle against COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus), is embroiled in a legal controversy over military earplugs that allegedly left thousands of … Continue reading

Elmiron Lawsuit Alleges Bladder Drug Toxicity Caused Vision Loss

A Connecticut woman has filed a new lawsuit against the manufacturers of Elmiron, a drug for bladder pain that allegedly caused her to suffer permanent retinal injury and vision loss. Elmiron: History and Background Approved by the U.S. Food & … Continue reading

Firefighter Foam Chemicals Mimic Carcinogens in Many Ways

Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – a group of manmade chemicals used to manufacture certain firefighter foams and many other consumer products – possess concerning commonalities with carcinogens, according to findings just published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public … Continue reading

Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Trials Postponed as Coronavirus Emergency Continues

The federal court overseeing thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. and its Davol, Inc. subsidiary has postponed two upcoming bellwether trials because of the ongoing coronavirus emergency. Those trials were scheduled to get underway in May … Continue reading

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