Injury Law News

  • California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer
    A San Francisco federal jury unanimously agreed on Tuesday that Roundup caused a man's cancer — a potentially massive blow to the company that produces the glyphosate-based herbicide currently facing hundreds of similar lawsuits. After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer
  • Framed for Murder: $10M Awarded to San Francisco Man Who Spent 6 Years in Prison
    A federal court jury awarded $10 million in damages Friday to a San Francisco man who spent six years in prison before his murder conviction was thrown out. Jamal Trulove accused four San Francisco police officers of framing him for a 2007 killing at the city's Sunnydale public housing complex. An
  • Johnson & Johnson hit with $29.4 million verdict in talcum powder case
    A California jury returned a $29.4 million verdict in a trial involving a woman who believes that her mesothelioma is tied to her regular use of Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder. Wednesday's decision came after a lengthy trial that started in January. The jury awarded $24.4 million to Teresa
  • Court rules Newtown families can proceed with lawsuit against Remington
    HARTFORD, CT (WFSB/AP) — On Thursday, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that gun maker Remington can be sued for making the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Justices were split on the question, but on Thursday morning the court
A federal judge overseeing lawsuits alleging Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based weed killer causes cancer has issued a ruling that could severely restrict evidence that the plaintiffs consider crucial to their cases. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco in an order on Thursday granted Bayer Read More
California prosecutors are considering charging the state’s largest utility company with crimes, including murder and manslaughter if it is found responsible for starting two recent deadly California wildfires, according to Business Insider. The California state attorney general has stated in a new Read More
Workers responsible for cleaning up a catastrophic coal ash spill in Tennessee will have the opportunity to prove their illnesses were the result of their exposure to the coal ash after a federal jury found Jacobs Engineering did not exercise reasonable care for their health.  However, the workers Read More
Biopharmaceutical company Allergan is recalling rough-surface breast implants in Europe. The company said its breast implants are safe and it's not recommending surgical removal, which can cause health problems. But it will no longer offer the "textured" version in Europe.  The move comes after a Read More
A woman with special needs has won $28 million in a lawsuit seven years after she was raped as a Mount Vernon High School student. Lawyers for the woman, who is now 21 years old, said a jury ruled in their favor against the Mount Vernon school district on Friday, almost seven years after the victim Read More
Mariee Juarez was just 19 months old when she and her mother, Yazmin Juarez, were taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Yazmin and Mariee made the journey from Guatemala and arrived at the United States border in May 2018, where they were taken into ICE custody. Tragic Read More