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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 […]

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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 […]

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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).

Eric T. Chaffin

Conservation Association Concerned About EPA Approval of New Roundup Product

On November 9, 2016, Roundup manufacturer Monsanto announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had approved another of their products: XtendiMax. This is a new herbicide that combines glyphosate, the main herbicide in Roundup, with dicamba, a synthetic herbicide which […]

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France May Upset EU Glyphosate Approval

In November 2015, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced that there was insufficient evidence to conclude that glyphosate can cause cancer.  Glyphosate is the main herbicide in Roundup. Following a peer review of the risks, the EFSA stated that […]

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Illinois Woman Loses Sister to Cancer; Blames Roundup

An Illinois woman recently filed a new Roundup lawsuit on behalf of her deceased sister in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. She alleges that her sister died after years of exposure to Roundup and its […]

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Florida Man Blames Employment-Related Use of Roundup for Cancer Diagnosis

On August 24, 2017, a Florida couple filed a new Roundup lawsuit against manufacturer Monsanto. The case is pending in the Eastern District of Missouri, but since all federally-filed Roundup lawsuits have been consolidated in the U.S. District Court for […]

Matthew Sill

Fulmer Sill Helps Communities Harmed by Opioid Epidemic

For years now, local and tribal governments across the United States have been financially burdened by an epidemic of opioid abuse, addiction, and overdoses that has plagued their communities. The economic cost the opioid epidemic places on communities today is […]