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Monsanto Must Take Dying Man’s Roundup Deposition


The court overseeing the federal Roundup multidistrict litigation (MDL) has granted a dying man’s request for an early trial and ordered Monsanto to take his Roundup deposition immediately to preserve his testimony due to his failing health from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from exposure to the popular weed killer.Currently, there are nearly 10,000 product liability Roundup...

Hip Settlement Expansion Should Resolve Most DePuy Implant Lawsuits


The DePuy Pinnacle hip settlement reached late this past year, covering approximately 3,000 claims, is being expanded to resolve most of the litigation still pending against the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary over knowingly selling defective metal hip implants.Bloomberg News reported Monday that J&J’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit has reached a settlement agreement that should resolve...

Roundup Lymphoma Lawsuit Says Monsanto Hid Cancer Risks


A new Roundup lymphoma lawsuit claims Monsanto actively concealed the weed killer’s life-threatening health risks and withheld warnings to protect its bottom line at the cost of human life.Dwight Alexy filed the complaint late this past week in the Eastern District of Missouri. His Roundup lymphoma lawsuit joins thousands of other similar claims pending...

Defective 3M Earplugs Caused Hearing Damage in Service Members


More former U.S. service members continue coming forward over defective 3M earplugs causing significant permanent hearing damage. They allege that the manufacturer deliberately withheld information about the earplugs’ problems from the U.S. government and service members to safeguard profits at the risk of those laying down their lives for our nation.William Peek and Jared...

Monsanto MDL Trial to Allow Roundup Regulatory Manipulation Evidence


The District Judge overseeing the federal Roundup cancer litigation rejected Monsanto’s bid to exclude compelling evidence of Roundup regulatory manipulation during the first phase of the trial set to begin next month, ruling that Bayer’s agrochemical unit's blatant manipulation of regulators and scientific studies was “super relevant” to the underlying question of whether the...

Military Earplug Hearing Loss Lawsuit Possible Consolidation


Former military service members continue to come forward to hold 3M accountable for military earplug hearing loss. Consequently, a request for centralization of the federal litigation for pretrial proceedings before one District Judge is now pending.Currently, there are at least eight product liability lawsuits over permanent earplug hearing loss. The lawsuits against 3M Company...

Zostavax Lawsuits Continue to Mount


Zostavax lawsuits continue to flood the nation’s court systems as more individuals discover that the manufacturer continued marketing and selling the defective shingles vaccine despite knowing that it could cause serious injuries.Marian and Richard Pearson filed the lawsuit earlier this month in the Western District of Louisiana.According to the complaint, Marian Pearson received the...

Valsartan Lawsuit Requests Class Action Status Over Recall


A new valsartan lawsuit is seeking class action status over recalled pills from numerous manufacturers who sold and distributed generic versions of the hypertension drug that were contaminated with carcinogenic impurities.James Jones filed the complaint in the Eastern District of Missouri on September 11. According to the valsartan lawsuit, putative class members paid full...