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Roundup Ingredient Glyphosate Allegedly Linked to Liver Disease

June 3, 2019   |  
More legal problems may be looming for Roundup pesticide manufacturer Monsanto. Roundup, the popular pesticide used on approximately 80 percent of American croplands, has long been alleged to cause non-Hodgkins lymphoma and other types of cancer. But does Roundup weed killer also cause liver disease? A new study suggests that...
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What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit?

May 14, 2019   |  
A mass tort lawsuit is a civil action lawsuit involving numerous plaintiffs against one or several defendants. Mass tort lawsuits may be held in state or federal court. Tort is a formal word for a “wrongful action” that causes injury. The word “mass” has several meanings when referring to mass...
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Roundup Cancer Lawsuit Update: Jury Awards $2 Billion

May 14, 2019   |  
Damages continue to pile up for Monsanto, the maker of Roundup weed killer. In the latest Roundup lawsuit alleging that the pesticide caused a California couple’s cancer, a jury awarded $2 billion in punitive damages and $55 million in compensatory damages. According to attorney Gene Riddle:  “Even though the punitive...
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