Injury Law News

  • Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict
    Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple’s cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence. The German drugmaker and chemicals company in court filings on
  • Another cancer-causing chemical found in widely used blood-pressure pills
    Online pharmacy Valisure has discovered another cancer-causing chemical in blood-pressure pills made by companies including Novartis, according to a petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The filing to the FDA on Thursday involves dimethylformamide, or DMF, a solvent detected in the
  • J&J and Colgate-Palmolive liable for $12 million in mesothelioma suit
    OAKLAND – A jury on Wednesday awarded plaintiff Patricia Schmitz $12 million in damages agreeing that Johnson & Johnson baby powder and a face powder product called Cashmere Bouquet from Colgate-Palmolive contaminated with asbestos had caused her mesothelioma. The 12-member jury voted 11-1 on
  • Watch Jon Stewart blast Congress on behalf of 9/11 first responders
    In a sparsely attended meeting addressing aid for 9/11 first responders, Jon Stewart blasted Congress for their “callous indifference.” The former host of The Daily Show appeared in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation
A federal jury in Denver has awarded a Morrison man $10 million after it took more than 16 hours to transport him to the emergency room when he suffered a stroke in the Jefferson County Detention Facility. Ken McGill, 46, was serving time for misdemeanor DUI when he suffered a stroke September 17, Read More
Owners of General Motors cars with faulty ignition switches turned to the only judge who can help them, saying it’s wrong to shield the automaker behind bankruptcy law. In their first formal demand to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber, customers said GM left defective cars on the market long Read More
Physician Outsourcing Group Fired Employees for Reporting Sexually Charged Environment, Jury Found A Dallas federal court juryreturned a verdict awarding almost half a million dollars to three former employees in a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Read More
Attorneys for a 13-year-old Ohio girl hurt when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair argued Monday that the state's cap on liability damages is unconstitutional and should be thrown out by the Indiana Court of Appeals. Jordyn Polet of Cincinnati rejected Indiana's offer of $1,690 to Read More
  Workers at Walmart and Sam's Club stores in Pennsylvania who worked off the clock and when they were supposed to be on break, or who were forced to skip their breaks, will receive $151 million in unpaid wages and damages, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled Monday, upholding lower- and appellate- Read More
After a two-week trial, a Multnomah County, OR, jury found the State of Oregon's Department of Human Services liable on Friday for a foster parent’s sexual and physical abuse of two foster children, ages 2-4. DHS certified then-31-year-old Kimberly Vollmer as a foster parent in 2011, despite Read More