PFAS Contamination Drives Geologists to Warn Public About Hazards of These “Forever Chemicals” For decades, PFAS, or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, remained relatively unknown to the general public. Odd, considering this chemical class contains over 3000 compounds and have been added to products for nearly a century. PFAS are manmade chemicals added to some […]
Hundreds of Clergy Abuse Lawsuits Move Catholic Dioceses to Seek Bankruptcy Protection Within hours of one another, two of the country’s largest dioceses filed for bankruptcy after facing waves of clergy sexual abuse lawsuits. On October 1, the Diocese of Rockville Centre in Long Island, NY, and the Roman Diocese of Camden in Camden, NJ […]
A recent claim filed in the U.S. District Court of South Carolina claims toxic chemicals in firefighting foam caused a firefighter to develop breast cancer. Dozens of lawsuits across the nation have been filed against the manufacturers of film-forming foam for failing to warn the public about the risks of exposure to chemicals in the […]
A new case update indicates parties involved in the JUUL injury litigation will select a small group of cases to be prepared for early 2022 trial dates. These lawsuits, part of the litigation’s bellwether trial process, raise similar claims that JUUL Labs’ products were unreasonably dangerous and contributed to teen and young adult’s nicotine addictions […]
A recently filed lawsuit claims the prescription drug Uloric caused a man’s congestive failure and left him with permanent health problems. This lawsuit joins numerous others from across the nation, each raising similar claims that Uloric manufacturers failed to warn the public about the severe side effects of taking Uloric. On August 26, James Wagers, […]
A new product liability lawsuit claims Elmiron bladder medication caused a woman to steadily lose her vision, causing her to be diagnosed as legally blind. This lawsuit joins numerous others from across the U.S., each raising similar allegations that Elmiron’s toxic side effects caused vision injuries including vision loss and blindness. Teresa Townsend, a Wisconsin […]
A new joint product liability lawsuit claims the manufacturer of HIV drugs like Truvada, Viread, and Complera failed to warn users that these drugs were toxic and could cause severe side effects. This lawsuit joins numerous others filed across the U.S., each claiming Gilead Sciences sold hazardous drugs to patients, knowing they could cause side […]
New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation extending the Child Victims Act look back window a full year. This look back window completely removes the statute of limitations to file sexual abuse lawsuits for a selected period of time, no matter how long ago the abuse happened. On August 3, Governor Cuomo signed the extension into law, […]
A recently filed product liability lawsuit claims a former Mississippi firefighter developed prostate cancer following years of exposure to firefighting foam. Increasing studies have found toxic chemicals in firefighting foam can increase the risk of developing cancer including prostate, kidney, liver, and ovarian cancer. On July 29, Dewayne Miles filed his complaint in the U.S. […]
The wife of an ex-firefighter filed a wrongful death lawsuit against firefighting foam manufacturers, claiming exposure to toxic chemicals in the foam caused her husband to develop and die from acute myeloid leukemia (AML). This lawsuit joins hundreds of others from across the U.S., each alleging toxic foam caused individuals to develop severe injuries. Last […]
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