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Eric T. Chaffin

California Adds Herbicide in Roundup to List of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

It’s common in the summer season to attack those weeds that plague our walkways with Roundup, a popular weed control product, but recent research suggests we may want to think twice. The California state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment […]

Tom Young

Chris McIntyre, the man who saved BP (and the Gulf)? – Part VIII: Who is John Laing?

John Laing alleged that he was the man who gave BP the design for the device that was ultimately used to cap the flow of oil from BP’s Deepwater Horizon. In his lawsuit, John Laing claims to have provided BP with a […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: $300 MILLION BENICAR SETTLEMENT

On August 1, 2017, the Daiichi Sankyo Company announced it has agreed to a $300 Million settlement related to its olmesartan product, Benicar. The manufacturer/defendant, Daiichi Sankyo, is a global pharmaceutical company with origins in Japan.  While agreeing to a […]

Brett Emison

“Anyone Can Legally Say, ‘Eat Sh!t, Bob!'” (Or Why Tort Victims Aren’t The Problem)

Bob Murray runs coal companies.  He also sues people.  Prolifically.  And unsuccessfully (at least seven cases dismissed). In June 2017, John Oliver’s HBO program, Last Week Tonight, featured reporting on the coal industry.  When Oliver reached out to Murray Energy in […]

Ryan M. Springer

Gentamicin Toxicity

Gentamicin toxicity can result from medical malpractice and pharmacy negligence.

T. Thomas Metier

Is the Prohibition of the Manufacture of Marijuana Unconstitutional in Colorado?

The Colorado Supreme Court reversed the trial court’s ruling and remands this case for further proceedings.

Shezad Malik MD JD

California labels Monsanto’s Roundup as cancer causing

California labels Monsanto’s Roundup as cancer causing. California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced this week that Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Company’s blockbuster Roundup weed killer, will be added to California’s list of […]

Rick Shapiro

Is Asbestos in Talcum Baby Powder the ‘Crime of the Century’?

Recent health and safety information has arisen with regard to asbestos contamination of common talc baby powder products, including talc products sold by Johnson & Johnson, and other talcum powder products still for sale throughout the United States. During 2016 […]

Tom Young

5th Circuit Neuters BP Deepwater Horizon Claim Policy 495 on Matching

A few weeks ago the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ripped the heart out of Policy 495’s claimant-unfriendly “matching” methodology. Specifically, the Court held that certain specialized formulas, those used to “match” the “unmatched” profit and […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Roundup Weed Killer Faces New Questions After Court Unseals Documents

Monsanto’s highly popular Roundup weed killer is facing new scrutiny after a federal court unsealed documents this week concerning the safety of the product and Monsanto’s marketing practices. According to the NY Times, “The court documents included Monsanto’s internal emails […]