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Ford Fuel Economy Lawsuit—Attorney Weighs In

Ford Fuel Economy Lawsuit—Attorney Weighs In July 17, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY: If you are a current or former Ford vehicle owner or you leased Ford model years 2017-2019 (the “Class Vehicles”) that were marketed and sold with overstated fuel economy, you may be entitled to compensation. Attorney Gary Graifman has filed the Ford class action lawsuit on behalf of Ford customers nationwide who believe the advertised fuel mileage economy of their vehicle was overstated.
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Monsanto Accused of Fudging Glyphosate Evidence

Monsanto Accused of Fudging Glyphosate Evidence July 17, 2019. By Anne Wallace.
Washington, DC A disturbing theme has emerged from the trio of recent Monsanto glyphosate lawsuits. In each of them, Johnson v. Monsanto Co., Hardeman v. Monsanto Co. and Pilliod v. Monsanto Co., the plaintiffs’ cancers were linked to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup. And in each of them, the company’s liability was founded on the proposition that it failed to warn users even though it knew or should have known about the danger.
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Another Victory for J&J Talc Lawsuit Plaintiff

Another Victory for J&J Talc Lawsuit Plaintiff June 28, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
Alameda, CA: Patricia Schmitz, age 61, a mother of two with grandchildren and former school teacher, was diagnosed with mesothelioma last year and her doctors say she has little chance to survive. Her asbestos talc case states that J&J products caused the disease; J&J’s attorneys and expert witness argued her cancer was “spontaneous in nature”. The jury awarded Schmitz $12 million in damages.
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UCSD Study: Monsanto Roundup Linked to Liver Disease

UCSD Study: Monsanto Roundup Linked to Liver Disease June 27, 2019. By Anne Wallace.
San Diego, CA A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, suggests an association between glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in human beings.
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MRI with Gadolinium – Better to be Safe than Sorry?

MRI with Gadolinium – Better to be Safe than Sorry? June 19, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: The FDA in December 2017 recommended that repeated use of MRIs with gadolinium contrast dye be minimized wherever possible, and when MRIs are taken closely together in particular. It’s like a Catch-22: an MRI can detect cancer but it can also pose certain risks -- is it better to be safe than sorry?
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$80 Million Verdict in Ethicon Prolift Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

$80 Million Verdict in Ethicon Prolift Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit June 17, 2019. By Anne Wallace.
Philadelphia, PA On May 17, a jury returned an $80 million verdict for Patricia and George Mesigian in their surgical mesh lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon. The award included $50 million in punitive damages and a record-setting $30 million in compensatory damages.
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Monsanto Roundup: Killer Cocktail?

Monsanto Roundup: Killer Cocktail? June 12, 2019. By Anne Wallace.
Oakland, CA The jury in Pilliod v. Monsanto Co heard evidence that was not presented in previous Monsanto glyphosate lawsuits. It may have prompted the record-breaking $2 billion award, and the information may be central to the more than 13,000 Roundup lawsuits still pending.
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San Diego Firefighters Exposed to Asbestos at Training Facility

San Diego Firefighters Exposed to Asbestos at Training Facility June 11, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
San Diego Until last summer, San Diego firefighters were training in a facility built with asbestos. Because their training activities involving breaching walls and doors, some firefighters were exposed to asbestos for hundreds of hours over two decades. Now almost 1,000 firefighters have filed documents to ensure their right to financial compensation for asbestos cancer.
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Johnson & Johnson Resolves Hip Implant Lawsuits for $1 Billion Dollars

Johnson & Johnson Resolves Hip Implant Lawsuits for $1 Billion Dollars June 3, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
Dallas, TX: Johnson & Johnson has come up with $1 billion dollars to settle as many as 95 percent of the 6,000 lawsuits filed by patients who needed to have metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implant devices removed due to severe pain. This amount includes a prior settlement for over $400 million.
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Asbestos Mesothelioma and Ovarian Cancer Victims Claim they Breathed J&J Talc Dust

Asbestos Mesothelioma and Ovarian Cancer Victims Claim they Breathed J&J Talc Dust May 28, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
South Carolina Donna Olson used J&J talc since she was a young girl, breathing in talc particles from the cloud she made. Teresa Leavitt’s mother used J&J’s baby powder on her as a baby in the 1960s and she continued to use it herself as a teen, powdering her face and hair daily for years. Both women testified in court last week and both women won their asbestos-talc lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson.
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