After years of litigation over insurance coverage, the Diocese of Duluth finally reached a settlement with 125 sexual abuse victims. A committee of sex abuse survivors reached the settlement with the diocese Wednesday, May 1, ending a battle that started in 2015. This settlement provides around $40 million to the survivors and allows the diocese […]
Recent findings reveal that patients taking HIV medications like Truvada experience increased risk of serious health complications. Truvada, one of the only five HIV drugs on the market (all created by Gilead Sciences), contains active ingredient tenofovir disoproxil furmarate (TDF). However, studies reveal that TDF can cause severe side effects, such as kidney injuries and […]
Infamous German company and creator of aspirin faces increasing financial fears as weedkiller-caused cancer cases heat up in the US. In June 2018, Bayer bought Monsanto for a whopping $63 billion, a purchase not backed by over 55% of voting shareholders. However, this controversial purchase possessed more pressing concerns. The purchase placed Bayer at substantial […]
Ex-Pope Benedict XVI published a letter blaming the continuing issue of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church on the 1960’s sexual revolution. The former pope, leader of the Catholic Church from 2005 until his sudden retirement in 2013, asserts the historical and cultural changes of the 1960’s led to an abandonment of traditional Catholic morality. […]
Lawsuits against Monsanto Company reach new heights as a french court rules that Monsanto’s weedkiller Lasso was liable for a farmer’s weedkiller-caused health problems. On April 11, 2019 a statement announced by the plaintiffs group ruled in favor of Paul Francois, a farmer who accidentally inhaled Monsanto’s weedkiller Lasso while spraying in 2004. The French […]
$270 million settlement with Purdue Pharmaceuticals offers hope to those struggling with an opioid addiction. On Tuesday, March 26, Oklahoma settled its 2017 lawsuit with Purdue Pharma LP and members of the Sackler family, owners of Purdue and makers of the popular painkiller OxyContin. The state of Oklahoma accused the drugmaker of spurring the opioid […]
The first phase of Edward Hardeman v. Monsanto Company unearthed groundbreaking news in favor of consumers’ claims that the popular weedkiller Roundup caused their non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. After presented with a series of arguments and scientific evidence by Edward Hardeman’s attorneys, the jury sided with them that the California resident’s non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was caused by glyphosate […]
Manufacturing giant 3M finds itself in hot water as military veterans across the US fight back against the company, claiming 3M knowingly sold the military defective earplugs. In July the Justice Department settled a lawsuit with 3M in regards to the allegations that the Combat Arms Dual Sided earplugs possess “dangerous design defects” and 3M […]
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