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    • Tennessee Man Says Monsanto Disregarded Public Health

      Tennessee Man Says Monsanto Disregarded Public Health

      On September 12, 2017, a Tennessee man filed a new Roundup lawsuit against manufacturer Monsanto. The case is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. But as all federally-filed Roundup lawsuits were consolidated in California […]

    • AAA Report Shows In-Vehicle Systems Dangerously Distracting

      AAA Report Shows In-Vehicle Systems Dangerously Distracting

      When we think of distracted driving, we usually think of cell phones and tablets, texting, talking on the phone, and perusing the Internet. But according to recent research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the University of Utah, […]

    • Federal and State Judges to Confer on Admissibility of Roundup Expert Testimony

      Federal and State Judges to Confer on Admissibility of Roundup Expert Testimony

      Currently, there are about 250 Roundup lawsuits filed against manufacturer Monsanto that are pending in the Northern District of California, where all federally-filed cases have been consolidated. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria was assigned to oversee the Roundup Multi-District […]

    • Oil & Gas Industry Found to Have High Rates of Severe Injuries

      Oil & Gas Industry Found to Have High Rates of Severe Injuries

      According to recent data released by the Energy & Environment News (E&E News), the oil and gas industry has “one of the highest rates of severe injuries in the country,” and by some measures, the highest. The Occupational Safety and […]

    • Wisconsin Steel Pipe Company Cited for 13 Health & Safety Violations

      Wisconsin Steel Pipe Company Cited for 13 Health & Safety Violations

      The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently proposed fines totaling $110,458 on a Wisconsin steel pipe manufacturer for alleged safety and health violations. OSHA investigators found evidence that employees were exposed to excessive levels of hexavalent chromium, which is […]

    • FDA Reports Five Deaths Linked with Gastric Balloon Obesity Treatment

      FDA Reports Five Deaths Linked with Gastric Balloon Obesity Treatment

      On August 10, 2017, the FDA released an update alerting health care providers to concerning developments with gastric balloons, which are used to help treat obesity. From 2016 to the date of the update, the FDA had received five reports […]

    • Arkansas Woman Claims Other Mesh is Safer and More Effective than Physiomesh

      Arkansas Woman Claims Other Mesh is Safer and More Effective than Physiomesh

      An Ethicon Physiomesh lawsuit is pending in New Jersey state court. An Arkansas woman filed the case on August 3, 2017, in Middlesex County, claiming that after she was implanted with the mesh, she suffered from serious injuries. The manufacturer, […]

    • Arkansas Man Blames Cancer on 20 Years of Roundup Exposure

      Arkansas Man Blames Cancer on 20 Years of Roundup Exposure

      An Arkansas man has filed a new Roundup cancer lawsuit against defendant, manufacturer, Monsanto in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. He claims that after being exposed to Roundup and the active ingredient glyphosate, he developed […]

    • Amsted Rail Cited for Safety Violations at Ohio Steel Plant

      Amsted Rail Cited for Safety Violations at Ohio Steel Plant

      The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited an Ohio steel plant for six repeat and 19 serious safety and health violations. These involve failing to protect workers from machine hazards, and failing to limit exposure to silica, a […]

    • State of Ohio Files Lawsuit Against 5 Opioid Drug Manufacturers

      State of Ohio Files Lawsuit Against 5 Opioid Drug Manufacturers

      A new study released by Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) reports that the number of people with diagnosed opioid addiction continues to climb. According to their data, between 2010 and 2016, the number of BCBS members addicted to legal prescription […]