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Did Syngenta and Chevron Know Paraquat Causes Parkinson’s Disease?

May 13, 2021   |  
Plaintiffs' attorneys in a bellwether trial alleging that Paraquat weed killer causes Parkinson’s disease are expected to introduce potentially damning evidence against herbicide manufacturer Syngenta. Namely, plaintiff’s attorneys will introduce “internal company records showing Syngenta knew that its product causes Parkinson’s disease,” according to a recent report. Chevron, another manufacturer...
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3M Loses 1st “Bellwether” Earplug Trial

May 3, 2021   |  
3M was hit with more than $6,000,000 in punitive damages after a jury found the company’s defective earplugs caused hearing loss among military veterans. The loss in the first “bellwether” 3M earplug trial is a significant setback for the St. Paul-based company. 3M faces more than 200,000 claims alleging that...
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TCE and Parkinson’s Disease: Another Risk Factor?

April 12, 2021   |  
Cases of Parkinson’s disease potentially associated with the herbicide Paraquat are increasing at an alarming rate, which has spurred researchers to search for previously unlinked substances that may be causing the terrible disease. Researchers increasingly believe that the chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) also may be linked to the development of Parkinson’s...
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$17.5 Million Settlement in AFFF Class Action Lawsuit

March 25, 2021   |  
As of February 2021, 1000 homeowners in Peshtigo, WI have been awarded a $17.5 million settlement to resolve a class action AFFF lawsuit filed in 2018. The class action lawsuit was filed against Tyco Fire Products and two other manufacturers of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) when the two lead plaintiffs...
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Johnson & Johnson Sets Aside $3.9 Billion for Talcum Powder Settlements

March 1, 2021   |  
Talcum powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has set aside $3.9 billion for potential settlements of lawsuits alleging that the company's talc-based baby powder caused cancer. The development was first reported in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The amounts is almost double the amount J&J set aside for...
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Johnson & Johnson to Pay Over $100 Million in Talcum Powder Settlement

October 6, 2020   |  
Johnson & Johnson has settled roughly 1,000 cancer claims related to its talc-based baby powder products for more than $100,000,000. The talcum powder settlement is the first to resolve a large volume of claims at once, as Johnson & Johnson still faces roughly 20,000 lawsuits alleging that its talcum powder...
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BASF Talcum Powder Lawsuit Settlement Totals $72.5 Million

September 25, 2020   |  
German chemical manufacturing company BASF SE has agreed to a class-action settlement of $72.5 million in response to claims that its talc contained asbestos, and caused lung damage and cancer in consumers who used its products. The BASF talc lawsuit settlement comes as talcum powder cancer lawsuits pile up against...
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How Can I File a Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson for Talcum Powder?

September 11, 2020   |  
If you have used Johnson & Johnson’s talcum-based baby powder and suffered from ovarian cancer or mesothelioma, you deserve justice, and you may be entitled to compensation. You may be wondering how, exactly, you can obtain such compensation for your pain, suffering, medical bills and other losses. Many baby powder...
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Does Talcum Powder Cause Uterine Cancer?

September 11, 2020   |  
Talcum powder products, including Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, Shower-to-Shower Powder as well as other talc products may cause cancer. These cancers include ovarian cancer and mesothelioma, and many are asking, “Does talcum powder cause uterine cancer?” The American Cancer Society, The World Health Organization (WHO), among others, have recognized...
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AFFF Settlements: What Can Victims Expect?

August 7, 2020   |  
Since research uncovered a link between the PFAS "forever" chemicals in AFFF (firefighting foam) and cancer, hundreds of lawsuits have been filed by firefighters and property owners alleging that AFFF and AFFF runoff caused their cancer. Our firm is handling many of these firefighting foam cancer lawsuits, and many potential...
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