Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-November-14

An Eleventh Circuit panel revised but did not overturn a previous ruling that federal law does not preempt a Georgia doctor's claim that Monsanto failed to warn people about the alleged cancer risks of its Roundup weedkiller, rejecting pharmaceutical and business groups' claims that the decision would disrupt distributors.

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

A lawsuit filed this month in Olmsted County District Court claims that Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys medical personnel inadvertently overdosed a patient with an opiate, causing a brain injury.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-October-31

The parties report that nearly 6,000 complaints have already been filed by individuals who have suffered injuries after receiving the hernia repair products, with the majority pending in Massachusetts state court, in advance of a meeting this week before the U.S. District Judge recently appointed to preside over all federal Covidien hernia mesh…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-October-17

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals approved 3M’s Aearo Technologies LLC's petition to reconsider a bankruptcy court's judgement, refusing to prevent MDL action against the parent firm notwithstanding Aearo's Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-October-10

3M Co. failed a bankruptcy court gambit to resolve almost 230,000 military earplug defect complaints and is now finding another road through mass tort litigation, one that includes a combination of trials, appeals, and settlements which would require the company to make difficult decisions, particularly about scheduling.

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.