Category

Litigation Update: Bayer Settles Essure Lawsuits in $1.6 Billion Settlement

Posted on by Edward Lott

On August 20, Bayer AG announced that it had reached a settlement in the Essure contraceptive device litigation. The settlement will resolve approximately 90% of the nearly 39,000 claims filed in the U.S. by women alleging injury as a result of using the birth control device coils. The deal will cover both resolved and pending … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Bayer Settles Essure Lawsuits in $1.6 Billion Settlement”

Litigation Update: FDA Begins Review of JUUL Labs’ Premarket Tobacco Product Applications

Posted on by Edward Lott

The FDA announced on Tuesday, August 18th, that it is beginning the review of the application submitted by JUUL Labs on an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) product. JUUL Labs submitted the application in order to receive approval to continue selling its products. In the company’s announcement, JUUL stated that included with their application, is … Continue reading “Litigation Update: FDA Begins Review of JUUL Labs’ Premarket Tobacco Product Applications”

Appeals court denies Monsanto bid for Roundup case rehearing

Posted on by Edward Lott

A California appeals court on Tuesday rejected Monsanto’s effort to trim $4 million from the amount of money it owes a California groundskeeper who is struggling to survive cancer that a jury found was caused by the man’s exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicides. The Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District of California also … Continue reading “Appeals court denies Monsanto bid for Roundup case rehearing”

Litigation Update: Judge Rules that Allergan Breast Implant Plaintiffs Must Identify Themselves

Posted on by Edward Lott

On Monday August 17, New Jersey Federal Judge Joseph A. Dickson, ruled that all patients suing Allergan for their textured breast implants cannot proceed with litigation by using a pseudonym. Judge Dickson stated that only in extreme circumstances where there is a “fear of severe harm” does the court allow identities to be kept anonymous. He … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Judge Rules that Allergan Breast Implant Plaintiffs Must Identify Themselves”

New weed killer studies raise concern for reproductive health

Posted on by Edward Lott

As Bayer AG seeks to discount concerns that Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicides cause cancer, several new studies are raising questions about the chemical’s potential impact on reproductive health. An assortment of animal studies released this summer indicate that glyphosate exposures impact reproductive organs and could threaten fertility, adding fresh evidence that the weed killing agent might … Continue reading “New weed killer studies raise concern for reproductive health”

Litigation Update: New Jersey Appeals Court Reverses 2016 Summary Judgment in Ovarian Cancer Cases

Posted on by Edward Lott

On August 5, a three judge panel from the New Jersey state appeals court reversed a 2016 summary judgment granted in favor of defendants, talc manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and talc miner Imerys Talc America in cases brought by two women who allege J&J’s talc products caused their ovarian cancer. In its opinion, the panel … Continue reading “Litigation Update: New Jersey Appeals Court Reverses 2016 Summary Judgment in Ovarian Cancer Cases”

Zantac Use May Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted on by Edward Lott

Women using Zantac could have a higher chance of developing a type of breast cancer compared to those not using the medication, according to a peer-reviewed study. If your firm represents plaintiffs injured by drugs, female Zantac users who later develop ductal carcinoma are potential clients worth pursuing. Study looks at Zantac’s active ingredients and … Continue reading “Zantac Use May Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer”

U.S. study shows switch to organic diet can quickly clear pesticide from our bodies

Posted on by Edward Lott

A new study published Tuesday found that after switching to an organic diet for just a few days, people could cut the levels of a pesticide linked to cancer found in their urine by more than 70 percent. The researchers collected a total of 158 urine samples from four families –seven adults and nine children … Continue reading “U.S. study shows switch to organic diet can quickly clear pesticide from our bodies”

Google Maps Advertising

Posted on by Edward Lott

When it comes to the marketing and advertising of small businesses, one of the currently most advantageous tools is definitely Google Maps. Advertising on this platform has already grown into a branch of marketing unto itself. Google is constantly devoting funds and manpower towards optimizing and updating the platform for the best possible user experience. … Continue reading “Google Maps Advertising”

Mark Lynas’ Inaccurate, Deceptive Promotions for Cornell Alliance for Science

Posted on by Edward Lott

Mark Lynas is a former journalist turned promotional advocate for genetically engineered foods and pesticides who makes inaccurate claims about those products from his perch at the Gates Foundation-funded Cornell Alliance for Science. Housed at Cornell University since 2014, the Cornell Alliance for Science is a public relations campaign that trains spokespeople and creates networks of … Continue reading “Mark Lynas’ Inaccurate, Deceptive Promotions for Cornell Alliance for Science”

ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing, Inc. © 1994-2021 All Rights Reserved
Scroll Up