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Roundup Class Action Demands Ruling on Glyphosate and Cancer Link


Monsanto is now facing a Roundup class action lawsuit that is calling for resolution on the prevailing question about the connection between the weed killer’s active ingredient, glyphosate, and cancer. The claim asserts that this resolution is critical to saving hundreds of thousands of hours of court time and resources investigating claims from individuals...

Thousands of Valsartan Cancer Lawsuits Expected Over Drug Contamination


Experts are projecting that valsartan cancer lawsuits will eventually number in the thousands over the widespread contamination of the popular blood pressure medication.Currently, there are only a few dozen valsartan cancer lawsuits pending in the federal court system. However, as more individuals learn that impurities in certain generic valsartan pills could have caused them...

Roundup Exposure Risks May Include Generational Toxic Damage


A new study indicates that Roundup exposure may cause generational toxic damage, meaning that individuals may pass on health problems from the weed killer to their children.Scientific Reports published the study this week. Washington State University (WSU) researchers say they found “dramatic increases in pathologies” in the grandchildren and great grandchildren of female rats...

Valsartan Contamination Caused Liver Cancer


A new valsartan contamination lawsuit alleges that the recalled blood pressure medication caused a woman to develop liver cancer from the carcinogenic impurities.Karen Brackman filed the complaint April 10 in the District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. She names Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical, Solco Healthcare and Prinston Pharmaceutical as defendants.According to her lawsuit,...

Proceed Hernia Mesh Manufacturer Concealed Design Defects


A new lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its Ethicon unit indicates that the manufacturers concealed significantly dangerous Proceed hernia mesh design defects to boost profits and protect market share.Robert Esbrandt filed the  lawsuit earlier this month in New Jersey Superior Court. He is naming J&J and Ethicon as defendants, alleging that the...

Roundup Settlement Discussions Ordered in MDL


Following the first two trials in the ongoing Roundup litigation ending in decisive victories for plaintiffs with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from exposure to the popular weed killer, the District Judge overseeing the federal litigation has cancelled a bellwether trial scheduled for next month and ordered the parties to enter into Roundup settlement discussions as part...

Valsartan Colon Cancer Lawsuit Filed Over Medication Contamination


A recent valsartan colon cancer lawsuit indicates that exposure to the defective generic hypertension drugs that were recalled due to chemical impurities caused a man to develop the life-threatening condition.Walter Hurens filed the complaint this past month in the Southern District of Mississippi. He is naming Acetris, LLC, and Aurobindo Pharma as defendants.Hurens indicates...

Roundup Weed Killer Caused Fatal Lymphoma


A new Roundup lawsuit indicates that a former landscaper developed fatal lymphoma from regular exposure to the popular weed killer and paid for Monsanto concealing Roundup’s cancer risks with his life.The deceased landscaper’s wife, Ellen Scotto, filed the complaint April 4 in the Supreme Court of New York for Nassau County. As the administrator...