A woman suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma was a devoted user of Roundup herbicide for decades before she became ill, her son testified Tuesday in a California trial that marks the fourth such trial pitting a cancer victim against Roundup maker Monsanto. Under questioning by a lawyer representing plaintiff Donetta Stephens, her son David Stephens recalled … Continue reading “Son testifies about his mother’s cancer alleged due to Roundup exposure”
By Michelle Llamas Edited By Sophia Clifton The post Monsanto Roundup Claims Heating Up in Court appeared first on ConsumerNotice.org. A nine-year-old California boy with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma will become the focus of the next scheduled jury trial involving Roundup, the controversial weed killer and the target of thousands of personal injury claims. The trial, which … Continue reading “Monsanto Roundup Claims Heating Up in Court”
Reprinted from Corporate Crime Reporter https://www.corporatecrimereporter.com/news/200/plaintiffs-in-mass-tort-cases-not-happy-with-their-lawyers/ Plaintiffs in mass tort cases are generally not happy with their lawyers. Elizabeth Chamblee Burch University of Georgia School of Law That’s according to a new study Perceptions of Justice in Multidistrict Litigation: Voices from the Crowd by University of Georgia Law Professor Elizabeth Burch and Margaret S. Williams, … Continue reading “Plaintiffs in Mass Tort Cases Not Happy With Their Lawyers”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a long and well-documented history of questionable conduct when it comes to regulation of chemicals important to the profit centers for many large and powerful corporations. Numerous examples show a pattern of agency actions that allow for the use of dangerous chemicals by consumers, farmers, groundskeepers and others … Continue reading “EPA exposed for hiding chemical risks, favoring corporate interests”
In fits and starts, and with a good dose of frustration over technical difficulties, a California trial pitting an elderly cancer victim against Monsanto owner Bayer AG resumed on Monday in a virtual format after in-person proceedings were suspended last week, reportedly due to concerns about the spread of Covid-19. Due to an array of … Continue reading “Bayer Roundup trial goes virtual, and it does not go well”
The California trial pitting an elderly cancer victim against Monsanto owner Bayer AG has been delayed due to concerns about the spread of Covid-19, with proceedings now expected to resume next week in a virtual format via Zoom. Lawyers for plaintiff Donnetta Stephens say that she was a regular user of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide … Continue reading “Covid delays one Roundup cancer trial while another looms”
Philips is facing a growing number of individual injury and class action lawsuits related to its June 2021 recall of millions of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines for potential injuries, including cancer. The lawsuits claim Philips CPAP devices are defective and the company failed to warn the public. Individual injury lawsuits seek compensation for … Continue reading “Philips Faces Mounting Injury Lawsuits for Recalled CPAP Machines”
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