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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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CooperSurgical Faces Lawsuits Over Embryo Loss in IVF Procedures

CooperSurgical, a major fertility technology company headquartered in Trumbull, Connecticut, is facing a wave of product liability lawsuits from couples and families who claim that the company’s faulty embryo culture media, meant to optimize embryo development during in vitro fertilization (IVF), destroyed their embryos. This devastating issue has affected fertility clinics worldwide, as CooperSurgical’s now-recalled …

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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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Suboxone Film Linked to Dental Erosion and Tooth Decay in New Lawsuit

A New York man has filed a product liability lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone sublingual film, claiming that the strips have caused him to suffer severe dental erosion and tooth decay. The product liability lawsuit, filed this week in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, alleges that the manufacturers, …

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Suboxone Tooth Decay Lawsuits Consolidated in Ohio MDL

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has consolidated all lawsuits alleging a link between Suboxone and dental problems in a federal court in Ohio. Suboxone is a medication widely used to treat opioid addiction and it has recently come under scrutiny due to its link to severe dental issues. Users of Suboxone have …

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Los Angeles Couples Sue CooperSurgical, Alleging Tainted Culture Solution Killed Embryos

Two couples from Los Angeles have filed lawsuits against fertility technology company CooperSurgical, alleging that the company’s toxic embryo culture solution destroyed the embryos they hoped to use to have children. According to the two lawsuits, filed in California Superior Court in Los Angeles last month, CooperSurgical was negligent in belatedly recalling several lots of …

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561 Deaths Reportedly Linked to PE-PUR Foam Breakdown in Philips CPAP Machines

The FDA has reported a staggering number of adverse events associated with the breakdown of the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) foam used in certain Philips Respironics CPAP, BiPAP, and ventilator machines, including hundreds of deaths. In recent years, CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines have become increasingly common in treating sleep apnea and other respiratory conditions. …

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Philadelphia Jury Delivers $2.25 Billion Verdict in Latest Roundup Trial

In a landmark verdict, a Philadelphia jury has awarded a staggering $2.25 billion in damages in a trial involving the popular weed killer Roundup. The plaintiff, John McKivison, a resident of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, claimed that his prolonged exposure to Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This verdict marks the third significant ruling against …

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Federal Court Allows Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson Over Benzene-Contaminated Sunscreen

In a recent ruling, a North Carolina federal judge has determined that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) must face a personal injury lawsuit filed by a father who claims that his 14-year-old son passed away from leukemia after prolonged exposure to J&J sunscreen products that were contaminated with benzene, a known carcinogen. The judge found that …

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