Personal Injury News: Pick Of Last Month: Oct-2022

The family of a single Colorado mother died last month when a semi-hauling excavator collided with a bridge has filed a wrongful death complaint in Larimer County District Court against the trucker and trucking business.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-October-3

Federal environmental inspectors are dropping a contentious 2020 risk assessment on the link between Roundup and cancer, which featured the weedkiller's active key component, glyphosate.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-September-19

A bankruptcy judge in the United States claimed he has received threats relating to the bankruptcy of a Johnson & Johnson company he is overseeing, with some comments implying that the case is an attempt to cover up damages purportedly caused by J&J's talc products.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-September-12

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all 3M earplug lawsuits has ordered the parties to participate in a multi-day mediation to discuss settling the litigation, after a bankruptcy judge cleared the way for cases to proceed against 3M Company, despite its Aearo Technologies subsidiary's recent bankruptcy filing.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-September-5

A U.S. judge ruled on Friday that the bankruptcy of a subsidiary did not prevent lawsuits against the non-bankrupt parent business, 3M Co., which means that the company must now deal with more than 230,000 defective earplugs claims.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-August-22

After a jury held the owners of CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart pharmacies responsible for fueling the opioid epidemic, a federal judge in Ohio ordered them to pay two Ohio counties $650 million over 15 years.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-August-16

Johnson & Johnson announced on Thursday that it will cease selling talc-based baby powder internationally in 2023, more than two years after it stopped selling the product in the United States, which prompted hundreds of consumer safety lawsuits.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-August-8

Tennessee state's attorney general said on Wednesday that he has filed a lawsuit against Walgreens, claiming that the pharmacy giant failed to maintain adequate safeguards against the misuse of prescription painkillers, which contributed to the state's opioid problem.