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Study: Vaping Equals Smoking in DNA Damage

Categories: General

A recent study conducted by Ecuadorian researchers has added to the growing body of evidence suggesting that vaping electronic…

Philips Barred from New CPAP Sales in the U.S.

Categories: General

A federal judge has sanctioned a consent decree prohibiting Philips Respironics from producing and distributing CPAP and…

FDA: No Asbestos in 2023 Talc Cosmetics

Categories: FDA Related

Despite the detection of asbestos in Johnson’s Baby Powder bottles, the FDA has rigorously tested samples of talc-based cosmetic products…

Judge Cuts Bayer's $1.56B Roundup Verdict

Categories: Settlements

A Missouri judge has significantly reduced a $1.56 billion verdict against Bayer to $611 million in a lawsuit involving three individuals who alleged that the company's…

Zantac Settles 4,000 Lawsuits in U.S. Courts

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Sanofi has announced a settlement agreement regarding approximately 4,000 Zantac cancer lawsuits filed in state courts across the country.

Valsartan Recall Lawsuit Set for Trial

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Years after the initiation of Valsartan recalls, the U.S. District Judge overseeing lawsuits filed by individuals harmed by tainted versions of…

J&J Settles $6B Baby Powder Suit for $75M

Categories: Settlements

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $75 million settlement with Mississippi to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit related to its talc

250K Veterans Settle $6B Earplug Case With 3M

Categories: Settlements

A $6 billion settlement in a series of lawsuits concerning allegations that 3M, a manufacturing giant, supplied earplugs to the military during the Iraq and Afghanistan…

Paraquat Lawsuit Vetting May Lead to Settlements

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With over 5,000 Paraquat lawsuits awaiting resolution in federal courts, the U.S. District Judge overseeing the litigation has initiated measures to scrutinize…

Pharmacies Challenge $650M Opioid Verdict in Ohio Court

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Pharmacy giants CVS, Walmart, and Walgreens are pressing Ohio's highest court to absolve them of responsibility for contributing to an opioid epidemic in two of the state's…