Federal Judge Will Reduce $80M Roundup Injury Lawsuit Verdict, Despite Monsanto’s “Reprehensible” Conduct

Last year, a California jury ordered Bayer to pay $80 Million at the close of the second Roundup injury lawsuit trial. The award included $5 Million in compensatory damages to cover economic losses, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. The vast majority of the award – $75 Million – was in punitive damages. Bayer immediately… read more

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Woman Awarded $325M In Latest J&J Talc Powder Lawsuit Verdict

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a New York woman and her husband $325 Million in compensatory and punitive damages. A Manhattan jury determined that Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder played a critical role in Donna Olson’s devastating mesothelioma diagnosis. Mesothelioma is a type of cancer traditionally associated with asbestos exposure. Studies show… read more

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Study Reveals IVC Filters May Increase Risk of Death in Elderly Patients

A pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot travels through the veins and reaches the lungs. IVC filters were designed to prevent this from happening. The filter sits in the inferior vena cava and catches blood clots before they have a chance to cause any significant damage. Unfortunately, a new study reveals that IVC filters… read more

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California Woman Awarded Nearly $10M In Talc Powder Verdict

Patricia Schmitz was diagnosed with mesothelioma after using Johnson & Johnson’s talc baby powder for more than 60 years. She applied it along with Colgate’s Cashmere Bouquet products after showering. Now the companies will have to pay a combined $9.6 million to compensate for her devastating diagnosis. This is Johnson & Johnson’s eleventh loss in… read more

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Bayer Ordered to Mediate Roundup Lawsuit Following $2 Billion Verdict

Earlier this year, Bayer lost its third Monsanto Roundup trial. A California jury ordered the company to pay $2 Billion in what’s described as the largest verdict issued this year. As Bayer continues to lose in court, so do stockholders’ confidence in the company. Bayer stock prices have fallen significantly in recent months. Bayer still… read more

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Hernia mesh is used in most hernia repair surgeries in the United States. Unfortunately, many patients have reported adverse health issues after getting a hernia mesh implant. Complications arise when the mesh migrates, erodes, or adheres to tissue in the body. Injured patients have filed lawsuits against hernia mesh manufacturers, demanding compensation for their injuries… read more

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