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2 More Monsanto Roundup Trials Postponed, as Settlement Talks Continue

Bayer AG has agreed to postpone a pair of upcoming Monsanto Roundup trials, giving settlement negotiators more time to resolve the massive and costly litigation. The trials were set to begin next month in California, and both involve plaintiffs who … Continue reading

Amid Zantac Cancer Scare, FDA Investigates Contaminated Diabetes Drugs

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration(FDA)  is working to determine if metformin, a widely used diabetes drug, is contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), the same chemical that triggered multiple Zantac recalls earlier this year. According to Reuters, the FDA launched this … Continue reading

Over 160 Child Victims Act Lawsuits Filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court

More than 160 new child sexual abuse lawsuits have been filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court since­­­ a one-year window allowing survivors to move forward with decades-old claims went into effect under the recently passed New York Child Victims Act. The … Continue reading

Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, With Finalized Bellwether Trial Schedule

The federal court overseeing thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits involving polypropylene implants marketed by C.R. Bard and its Davol subsidiary has issued a final schedule for the litigation’s first bellwether trials. Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Trials to Begin in March … Continue reading

Sex Trafficking Lawsuit News: Mailchimp Allegedly Enabled Forced Commercial Sex

Mailchimp is the subject of a new lawsuit that alleges the online email marketing platform enabled sex trafficking. How a Sex Trafficker Allegedly Used Mailchimp According to BuzzFeed News, this latest sex trafficking lawsuit was filed last week in Georgia … Continue reading

Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits to be Selected for Bellwether Discovery

The federal court overseeing thousands of lawsuits that blame Nexium, Prilosec, and PrevAcid for causing kidney failure and other renal complications continues to prepare for the litigation’s early bellwether trials. The Bellwether Case Selection Process According to an Order issued … Continue reading

3M Military Earplugs Lawsuit News: Federal Litigation Convenes 7th Case Management Conference

The federal court overseeing hundreds of hearing loss claims involving the 3M Company’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2, convened its seventh Case Management Conference on November 22nd, at which time various issues regarding discovery and bellwether trials were address. 3M … Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuit Defendants Voice Support for Federal Centralization

Several drug makers named as defendants in Zantac lawsuits are voicing support for federal centralization, joining plaintiffs in calling for the establishment of a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. 45 Zantac Lawsuits Pending in … Continue reading

Mexico Bans Glyphosate Shipment, Citing Health and Environmental Concerns

Authorities in Mexico have barred a massive shipment of glyphosate from entering the country, citing serious health and environmental concerns. Last Monday, Mexico’s environmental regulator confirmed that it had denied an import permit for 1,000 tons of glyphosate intended for … Continue reading

North Carolina Woman Alleges Takeda Concealed Uloric Heart Risks

A woman in North Carolina has filed a new Uloric lawsuit that accuses Takeda Pharmaceuticals of concealing the heart risks associated with its gout drug. Uloric Heart Risks According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District … Continue reading

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