Month: August 2018

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  • August
    30 2018

    $289M Roundup Verdict Sends a Promising Message to Thousands of Plaintiffs with Pending Lawsuits against Monsanto

    The first case Roundup case to go to trial has ended in a resounding victory for the plaintiff. On Friday August 10, a San Francisco jury handed down a massive $289 million verdict to a 46-year-old former groundskeeper who alleged that he had developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) after using Roundup herbicide spray for more than […]

  • August
    30 2018

    Kids, Cars & Heat: 5 Essential Safety Tips for Avoiding Child Heatstroke in Cars

    Hyperthermia or pediatric vehicular heatstroke (PVH) is a top cause of death for children younger than 14, killing more than 750 kids since 1998.1 Put another way, about 37 children die from PVH each year, and about every 9 days, another child will needlessly suffer fatal pediatric vehicle heatstroke. Tragically, all of these losses were […]

  • August
    23 2018

    Bayer Announces It Will Stop Selling Essure Contraceptive Device in the U.S. by the End of 2018

    As of December 31, 2018, Bayer will no longer sell and distribute its controversial Essure contraceptive device in the U.S. Effectively, this means that Bayer has discontinued Essure entirely, as it announced1 that it would stop selling this device outside of the U.S. in September 2017. This announcement comes amid a flurry of Essure lawsuits […]

  • August
    21 2018

    5 Key Steps to Take after a Serious Car Accident

    After a bad car wreck, the things you do and don’t do can greatly impact a future claim and your recovery options. To help you take the right steps, here’s a rundown of the top five things to do after a car crash.  Call police & seek medical attention – Police can be incredibly helpful […]

  • August
    20 2018

    How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in Texas

    Calling the police after a car crash can provide the immediate assistance and support victims need. It can also have longer-term impacts, particularly when it comes to determining fault and pursuing a claim for compensation. Whenever you may be involved in a wreck, and police have responded to the scene, they will write up an […]