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In Light of New Glyphosate Study, Judge Delays Daubert Hearings

In October 2016, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated all federally-filed Roundup lawsuits into one court in the Northern District of California. These are all cases filed by plaintiffs who claim that after using the herbicide for […]

Roopal Luhana

Consumer Group Finds Glyphosate in Five Popular Brands of Orange Juice

As various organizations continue to debate the safety of a popular weed killer, Roundup, and its main ingredient, glyphosate, a new report from consumer group “Moms Across America” indicates that orange juice may be contaminated with the herbicide. According to […]

Roopal Luhana

EU Struggling to Decide on Glyphosate

The European Union planned to vote this year on extending the approval license for Roundup. That vote was initially delayed because of an ongoing debate about the safety of glyphosate, the main herbicide in Roundup. European officials met in Brussels […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Tennessee Man Says Monsanto Disregarded Public Health

On September 12, 2017, a Tennessee man filed a new Roundup lawsuit against manufacturer Monsanto. The case is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. But as all federally-filed Roundup lawsuits were consolidated in California […]

Roopal Luhana

Monsanto Says Plaintiffs Can’t Prove Glyphosate Causes Cancer

There are more than 700 Roundup Lawsuits pending in the Northern District of California, where all federally-filed cases were consolidated back in October 2016. The plaintiffs involved in the litigation claim that after using Roundup for an extended period of […]

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Arizona Man Blames Roundup for His Leukemia Diagnosis

On September 15, 2017, an Arizona couple filed a new Roundup cancer-lawsuit against the manufacturer of the herbicide, Monsanto. The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, but as all federally-filed cases have been […]

Roopal Luhana

Monsanto Banned from E.U. Parliament as Glyphosate Debate Continues

The debate over the safety of Roundup and its main herbicide, glyphosate, continues in Europe. The vote to extend the license for the herbicide was delayed in May 2017, as scientists and environmental groups work to determine whether the product […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Federal and State Judges to Confer on Admissibility of Roundup Expert Testimony

Currently, there are about 250 Roundup lawsuits filed against manufacturer Monsanto that are pending in the Northern District of California, where all federally-filed cases have been consolidated. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria was assigned to oversee the Roundup Multi-District […]

Roopal Luhana

EU Report on Glyphosate Includes Pages Copy-Pasted from Manufacturer Materials

In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that glyphosate, the main herbicide in Roundup, was a “probable human carcinogen” based on its link to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Shortly after that, in November 2015, the European Food […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: Surgical Infection Injuries and Heater-Cooler Devices Used During Cardiac Surgery

Patients who underwent open-chest surgery and subsequently suffered from serious bacterial infections are filing lawsuits against LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH), the manufacturer responsible for the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System. New studies indicate that the Stockert 3T devices were likely contaminated during the manufacturing process with the rare bacteria called Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera).