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Monsanto lost again on Roundup. What’s next for glyphosate?
Ellen M. Gilmer and Ariana Figueroa, E&E News reporters Greenwire: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 A California jury awarded more than $2 billion yesterday to a couple who blamed their cancer diagnoses on a chemical found in Monsanto's popular herbicide Roundup — the latest...
Missouri to Pass Sweeping Venue and Joinder Reforms
The Missouri House gave final approval to a bill that will limit how and where plaintiffs can join together in certain civil cases. This bill, which is the first tort reform measure of the 2019 session to get both chambers’ approval, could have a far-reaching impact...
Legal-Bay Pre Settlement Funding Expects Delays in IVC Filter Settlements
PR Newswire May 7, 2019 Leading lawsuit funding company says Bard and Cook continue to contend liability. JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Pre Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they will be expanding their focus on IVC...
One of the key Risperdal cases in Philadelphia just settled under the threat of punitive damages
PHILADELPHIA – A prominent Risperdal case in which the issue of punitive damages applicability reached the state Superior Court has been resolved through a settlement in Philadelphia. On Monday, an attorney for Wisconsin plaintiff Timothy Stange, as well as defendant...
Pelvic mesh lawyers pressured clients to dismiss cases to avoid costs of trial
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A law firm representing thousands of pelvic mesh plaintiffs gave some of its clients two days to decide whether to dismiss their lawsuits and accept a proffered settlement from Johnson & Johnson, or risk incurring substantial...
Canadian veterans suing government over anti-malarial drug’s adverse effects
Avery Haines (@avery_haines), Investigative Correspondent, W5 Published Tuesday, April 30, 2019 10:00PM EDT Eight former Canadian soldiers are suing the government of Canada, claiming they were poisoned by a military-issued anti-malarial drug while on missions in...
Latest battle in war on class actions: 7th, D.C. Circuits will scrutinize nationwide cases
(Reuters) - Sometimes threats to curtail class actions arise with little warning. Take, for example, last year’s ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in In re Hyundai and Kia, striking down a nationwide class action settlement because...
Summit County’s opioid lawsuit slowly moving through court system
Angelique McNaughton April 10, 2019 Park Record file photo Margaret Olson, Summit County attorney, announces the county’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors on the steps of the County Courthouse in Coalville in 2018. While Summit County's lawsuit...
Special Section: Medical Malpractice
In The Legal's Medical Malpractice supplement, read about how not being entirely truthful to your doctor can affect your case, the debate over whether to cut the state's venue rule and the complex landscape of EHR and medical malpractice litigation. By The Legal...