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
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- U.S. gunmaker Remington Arms Co. and plaintiffs in two class-action lawsuits formalized a settlement agreement this week under which the company will replace the triggers on millions of guns, including its most popular bolt-action rifles. CLICK HERE to see if your rifle Read More
  Wendy Starland has been awarded more than $7.3 million by a federal court for her role in discovering the artist who would turn into Lady Gaga. "Fusari asked me to find an artist under the age of 25 who could be the female equivalent to the lead singer of The Strokes," Starland recalls. "I had Read More
The family of a young boy - Tamir Rice - who was shot and killed last month at a rec center by Cleveland Police has filed a lawsuit against the department.  The 12 year-old boy was shot within two seconds of the police arriving on the scene.  Apparently, the police were advised that he may have Read More
  As the public increasingly scrutinizes deadly police shootings of black men and the alleged abuse of force, the family of a man fatally shot by deputies in Compton this summer is filing a wrongful death lawsuit.   Antoine Hunter, a 24-year-old black man, was shot and killed by deputies from the L Read More
Johnson & Johnson and Bayer are fighting calls to consolidate lawsuits over Xarelto, an anticoagulant drug that has been blamed in the bleeding deaths of 65 patients. Bayer produces the drug. J&J, which has major operations in the Philadelphia region, owns U.S. rights to the blood thinner. Read More
  A Sacramento Superior Court jury awarded a $5.6 million verdict Friday to a former Amtrak railroad engineer who sustained a beating when he was attacked on the job by a West Sacramento street gang. Amtrak lawyers said his decision to confront the gang members made him the “sole cause” of his Read More

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