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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Monsanto Roundup Injury Lawsuits

Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer is the most widely used pesticide in the world. Unfortunately, multiple scientific studies have found that exposure to Roundup increases the risk of cancer. There’s evidence to suggest that Monsanto knew about the risk but decided not to pass that information along to the public. Instead, it intentionally misled consumers about… read more

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3M Earplug Injury Lawsuits

Hearing loss is a serious concern for members of the military. In order to minimize the risk of hearing damage, the military provides all servicemembers with noise-canceling earplugs. In 2016, a whistleblower revealed that the earplugs 3M sold to the military between 2003 and 2015 were “dangerously defective.” To make matters worse, the company admittedly… read more

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