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Bayer Seeking Legal Protection from Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer

Bayer, the chemical giant behind the popular weedkiller Roundup, has faced significant legal battles and hefty settlements over claims that the product causes cancer. Seeking to protect itself from further liability, Bayer has been lobbying lawmakers in several states to pass bills providing legal protection from Roundup cancer claims.  Bills introduced this year in Iowa, …

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First Valsartan NDMA Cancer Lawsuit Cleared to Proceed to Trial

More than five years after the initial valsartan recalls, the U.S. District Judge overseeing the valsartan litigation has greenlit the first trial against manufacturers and distributors of the tainted generic blood pressure drug. Over 1,200 valsartan lawsuits have been filed, with individuals alleging that changes to the manufacturing process resulted in the distribution of valsartan …

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Did You Develop Cancer After Taking Valsartan? Valsartan, a commonly prescribed blood pressure medication, has been associated with potential side effects such as an increased risk of cancer, including liver, kidney, and digestive tract cancers, due to the presence of NDMA and other cancer-causing impurities in some batches of the drug. Start My Valsartan Cancer …

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Zantac Cancer Lawsuit: Settlement Reached in 4,000 Claims Involving Recalled Heartburn Drug

Sanofi, the pharmaceutical company behind Zantac (ranitidine), has recently announced a significant settlement agreement to resolve approximately 4,000 cancer lawsuits filed in state courts across the United States. Although this settlement marks a step towards resolution, Sanofi still faces tens of thousands of pending claims related to the recalled heartburn drug, the majority of them …

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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims Expected to Increase Leading Up to August 2024 Filing Deadline

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden in August 2022, has provided a ray of hope for veterans, military family members, and individuals who have suffered serious illnesses due to exposure to contaminated water at the U.S. Marine Corps training base in North Carolina. This landmark legislation has opened a …

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Roundup Weed Killer: Bayer’s Search for a Glyphosate Replacement

In recent years, Roundup weed killer, manufactured by Bayer, has faced significant controversy due to its active ingredient, glyphosate. The herbicide has been linked to an increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, leading to an onslaught of lawsuits against the company. Bayer officials have now revealed that they are in the process of testing a potential …

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Bayer Considers Controversial Bankruptcy Scheme to Settle Roundup Lawsuits

The controversy surrounding Bayer AG and its Roundup weedkiller continues to escalate as the company faces massive verdicts in non-Hodgkins lymphoma lawsuits. With a wave of additional trials set to take place throughout 2024, Bayer is reportedly considering a controversial bankruptcy scheme known as the “Texas two-step” to force settlements through the U.S. bankruptcy system. …

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EPA Implements Stricter Limits on Ethylene Oxide Emissions

In response to growing concerns over the health risks associated with ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized new rules aimed at reducing the release of this carcinogenic gas into the environment. The regulations, which target commercial sterilization facilities, seek to protect communities living near these facilities and mitigate the …

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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit: A Step Toward Settlement

The U.S. government is one step closer to settling thousands of claims alleging illnesses and deaths related to the contaminated water supply at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Between the years 1953 and 1987, the water supply at Camp Lejeune was contaminated with toxic chemicals, causing severe health issues for veterans and their family members. …

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Sterigenics Lawsuits and Settlements: Understanding the Impact of Ethylene Oxide Exposure

The issue of ethylene oxide exposure and its potential health risks has gained significant attention in recent years. One company that has faced legal action and public scrutiny due to its ethylene oxide emissions is Sterigenics. With medical sterilization facilities across the United States, Sterigenics has been at the center of numerous lawsuits and settlements …

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