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 […]

Roopal Luhana

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 […]

Roopal Luhana

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 […]

Roopal Luhana

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 […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Did Monsanto Manipulate the EPA to Delay Glyphosate Toxicology Report?

According to email communications obtained by the non-profit organization U.S. Right to Know, Monsanto, the company that manufactures Roundup weed killer, worked together with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slow a potentially damaging review of glyphosate, the main herbicide […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Louisiana Widow Blames Monsanto for Husband’s Cancer Death

A Louisiana widow has filed a new wrongful death Roundup lawsuit against herbicide manufacturer Monsanto. The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on August 14, 2017. Since all federal cases have been […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Court Documents Reveal Monsanto Edited “Independent” Scientific Review

In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reported that glyphosate, the main herbicide in Roundup, was “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Later, on July 7, 2017, the California state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) named […]

Roopal Luhana

Arkansas Man Blames Cancer on 20 Years of Roundup Exposure

An Arkansas man has filed a new Roundup cancer lawsuit against defendant, manufacturer, Monsanto in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. He claims that after being exposed to Roundup and the active ingredient glyphosate, he developed […]

James Humann

COOK IVC FILTER UPDATE: Court Issues Third Amended Bellwether Trial Plan

With the recent $417 million dollar jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson in the California suit alleging the company’s talc-based baby powder causes ovarian cancer, many in the legal community will be closely watching the Cook IVC bellwether trials which […]