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Bayer and Monsanto Roundup Class Action Lawsuits Continue

According to lawyers representing plaintiffs in several Roundup lawsuits, the three-judge federal court established to handle multi-district litigation involving Roundup poisoning should start “wrapping up” the MDL proceedings and return unresolved cases back to U.S. district courts nationwide for trial. Roundup parent companies Bayer and Monsanto have faced 121,320 product liability lawsuits in the United …

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Twitter WhistleBlower Gets $7 Million Days Before Release

According to people familiar with the situation, Twitter Inc. (TWTR) agreed in June to pay approximately $7 million to the whistleblower, whose charges will be part of Elon Musk’s complaint against the business. The agreement was reached just days before whistleblower Peiter Zatko filed his case in July. Mr. Zatko was Twitter’s security director before …

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Family of Dead Marine Files Lawsuit Against Alec Baldwin

Friday saw the re-filing of a defamation lawsuit against actor Alec Baldwin in New York by Rylee J. McCollum’s family. Jiennah McCollum, Rylee’s widow, and Roice and Cheyenne McCollum, her sisters, have filed a lawsuit asking for $25,000,000 in damages. They claim that Baldwin has made false accusations against them, such as labeling Roice McCollum …

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Xarelto Lawsuit Alleges Adverse Side Effects and Seeks Millions in Damages

You would not be the first person to consider taking legal action against Xarelto. The drug’s safety and side effects are the subjects of thousands of lawsuits each year. Knowing whether or not you qualify for a class action lawsuit and how to file a Xarelto lawsuit is crucial. Keep reading to learn more. A …

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2022 Updates on the Essure Lawsuit and Settlements  

The current status of the Essure litigation is discussed here. You’ll get the inside scoop on the preemption suit and Bayer AG’s recent decision to halt production of the implant. You will also be informed of the possible adverse reactions and complications that may arise from getting the implant. We’ll keep you posted as this …

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Paragard IUD Class Lawsuit Settlement Amounts

The PARAGARD IUD is an intrauterine device used to prevent pregnancy. However, the use of PARAGARD can cause a variety of side effects. These include pelvic infections, which are easily treatable with antibiotics, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). This disease affects less than 1% of PARAGARD users. If you experience pelvic pain or find your …

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12 Baby Formula NEC Lawsuits Go Forward (Similac and Enfamil)

Those who make infant formula A strategy outlining the procedure for choosing a set of 12 cases that will be ready for a series of early bellwether trials have been provided to the U.S. District Judge overseeing the litigation by the NEC lawsuits being brought against the manufacturers of Similac and Enfamil. Cow’s milk infant …

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3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuits Continue After Big Awards

If you are suffering from permanent hearing damage caused by wearing faulty 3M earplugs, you may be entitled to compensation. In the U.S. alone, there are thousands of 3M lawsuits pending. Compensation can cover medical costs, hearing aids, and lost quality of life. Read on to learn more about 3M combat earplugs and the possibility …

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 CA Bar Desires Proactive Approach In Lawyer Discipline Cases

The Office of Chief Trial Counsel, which investigates and prosecutes cases involving attorney disciplinary action, has undergone changes, according to State Bar of California officials, and more changes are on the way. These initiatives include hiring more personnel, including a full-time administrator and forensic auditor, as well as raising the compensation of the independent attorneys …

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