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Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit News: Federal Judge to Screen Jurors for Bias Ahead of First Cancer Trial

The judge overseeing the first federal trial of a Monsanto Roundup lawsuit has agreed to screen jurors with knowledge of a landmark verdict awarded earlier this year in a similar state court case. According to, attorneys for Bayer sought … Continue reading

IVC Filter Linked to Higher Death Rates in Older Adults with Pulmonary Embolism

A new study suggests older patients with pulmonary embolism are more likely to die if they receive an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter. FDA Warning on IVC Filter Complications IVC filters treat patients at risk for pulmonary embolism when standard … Continue reading

MRI Contrast Dye Lawsuits: Study Suggests AI Could Reduce Gadolinium Retention Risk

As patients in the United States continue to file MRI contrast dye lawsuits, a new study suggests artificial intelligence could be used to reduce risks potentially associated with gadolinium retention. Gadolinium MRI Contrast Dyes Gadolinium is a toxic heavy metal … Continue reading

Medtronic Denied Bid to Dismiss Fraud Claims in Spinal-Cord Stimulator Injury Case

A federal judge in Michigan has denied Medtronic’s Inc.’s motion to dismiss fraud claims asserted in a  lawsuit involving its PrimeAdvanced spinal-cord stimulator implant. Spinal-Cord Stimulator Injury Allegations According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District … Continue reading

Viberzi Lawsuit Claims Allergan’s Pancreatitis Warning Came Too Late

A new Viberzi lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania claims Allergan USA withheld important safety information from patients and doctors in the United States. Specifically, the fact that Viberzi increases the risk for pancreatitis in patients without a gallbladder Viberzi Lawsuit Allegations … Continue reading

Mounting HIV Drug Lawsuit Filings Allege Gilead Withheld Safer TDF Alternative

Yet another HIV drug lawsuit claims Gilead maximized profits by deliberately delaying the development  tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), despite a better safety profile compared to tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF). Gilead Monopolizes HIV anti-viral Drug Market The U.S. Food & Drug Administration … Continue reading

Nexium Lawsuits Move Forward, as Parties Submit Competing Bellwether Trial Proposals

The federal court presiding over Nexium lawsuits and similar kidney injury claims involving other proton pump inhibitors is preparing for its first bellwether trials. According to a December 3rd filing in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, the parties have … Continue reading

Mylan Recalls All Valsartan-Containing Heart and Blood Pressure Drugs

Mylan has expended its valsartan recall to include all of its heart and blood pressure drugs that contain the potentially-contaminated ingredient. However, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) advised patients taking Mylan’s valsartan medications to continue using the drugs … Continue reading

Canada Mulls Restrictions after Review Suggests Talcum Powder – Ovarian Cancer Risk

The potential for talcum powder to cause ovarian cancer and other health problems could lead to new restrictions in Canada. 21 Studies Point to Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Link Earlier this week, Health Canada published its recently-completed draft screening assessment on … Continue reading

Roundup Lawsuit Plaintiff with Terminal Cancer Seeks Expedited Federal Trial

A Roundup lawsuit plaintiff has requested an expedited trial, citing his limited life-expectancy. According to court documents, Emmanuel Richard Giglio originally filed suit against Monsanto in 2015. He alleges that exposure to the company’s popular Roundup weed killer caused his non-Hodgkin’s … Continue reading

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