Category: Product Liability

Talcum powder

NY Jury Awards Woman $25 Million in Talc Cancer Lawsuit

May 22, 2019 - A Supreme Court Jury in Manhattan, New York, has ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay a 66-year-old woman and her husband more than $25 million in compensatory damages in addition to punitive damages for...

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Energy Drinks, Fruit Juice May Increase Risk of Death: Study

May 21, 2019 - A study published Friday in JAMA Network Open found that sugar-sweetened energy drinks and fruit juices -- including 100% fruit juice -- may significantly increase a person’s risk of death.

Beaba Babycook

Beaba Baby Food Maker Lawsuit

May 15, 2019 - Beaba S.A.S. is recalling about 5,000 Beaba Babycook Neo steam cooker/blenders in the U.S. over concerns the appliances could present a significant laceration hazard, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (SCPSC) reported on Wednesday.

Roundup

CA Jury Awards Couple $2 Billion in Landmark Roundup Cancer Trial Verdict

May 14, 2019 - Bayer suffered another catastrophic financial hit Monday, the hardest yet involving litigation alleging that its newly adopted Roundup weed killer increases the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other types of cancer. A jury in the same...

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Bodum Holding AG Sues Starbucks Over French Press Recall

May 14, 2019 - Bodum Holding AG sued Starbucks Corp on Friday for alleged product disparagement in connection with the coffee company’s recent U.S. recall of 263,200 French presses made from recycled materials.

Cooking Spray

PAM Cooking Spray Lawsuit

May 12, 2019 - Conagra faces multiple lawsuits filed on behalf of individuals who experienced severe injuries including burns and permanent vision loss from exploding cans of PAM cooking spray and other similar products.

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Starbucks Coffee Press Recall Lawsuit

May 6, 2019 - The Starbucks Corporation is recalling about 230,000 of its Bodum recycled coffee presses amid reports that a defective component may fall off during use, exposing a metal rod that could pose a laceration hazard.

Roundup

California City Latest to Ban Roundup, Glyphosate Over Lymphoma Concerns

May 6, 2019 - Watsonville, California, joins a growing list of cities across the U.S. that have banned the use of Roundup weed killer and its active ingredient glyphosate, a chemical contained in dozens of widely-used herbicides, over concerns that...

Roundup

EPA Says Roundup Chemical Not Linked to Cancer: Truth or Trump Policy Trend?

May 3, 2019 - Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have gone public denying reports that Roundup weed killer can increase the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma; is the claim science-based or just another example of Trump’s pro-business agenda at...

E-Scooters

CDC Study Identifies Crash Risk with Electric Scooters

May 3, 2019 - A recent study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health and Transportation in Austin, Texas, found the crash risk associated with the trendy electric scooters found in many...