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$240 Million Settlement Offer in USC Sexual Assault Litigation Revised After Judge Rejects Deal

May 20, 2019 – Attorneys in the George Tyndall USC sex abuse litigation revised a $240 million settlement offer with the university less than a day after a judge rejected the deal, according to Bloomberg Law.

30 New Lawsuits Filed Against USC Gynecologist Accused of Sexual Assault

Dr. George Tyndall, the former USC gynecologist accused of sexual abuse by hundreds of his former patients, has been named as a defendant in 30 new lawsuits.

Police Raid Storage Unit of USC Gynecologist Accused of Sexual Abuse – What They Found Was Unnerving…

Dec. 13, 2018 – Among the evidence seized from a storage unit rented by USC’s former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall, who is currently named as defendant in hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, was a trove of porn and a collection of photographs authorities believe may be of former patients.

51 New Sexual Assault Lawsuits Filed Against USC Gynecologist; Board Chairman Calls for Settlement

At least 51 more women have filed suit against the University of Southern California (USC) over alleged sexual misconduct by former campus gynecologist George Tyndall, bringing the total number of claims filed to more than 225.

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...

Ground Beef

Georgia Firm Recalls Ground Beef Over E. Coli Contamination

May 2, 2019 - Colorado Premium Foods, a Carrolton, Georgia-based company, has issued a nationwide recall for more than 113,000 pounds of raw ground beef products over potential contamination with E. coli 0103, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness,...

Kids II Sleeper Recall

Kids Rocking Sleeper Recall Lawsuit

May 1, 2019 - Atlanta, GA.-based Kids II, Inc., is recalling nearly 700,000 rocking sleepers from retailers nationwide after at least 5 children died when the cribs turned over while sleeping, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on...

energy drink can

S.C. Parents Push for Energy Drink Ban After Son’s Death

April 30, 2019 - A bill that would ban the sale of energy drinks to minors in South Carolina passed a subcommittee of lawmakers on Friday, sponsored by a couple whose son allegedly died after drinking too much caffeine.

ground beef recall

Woman Claims Recalled Meat Caused her Kidney Failure, Seizures: Lawsuit

April 26, 2019 - The first lawsuit has been filed in a 10-state E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated ground beef, filed on behalf of a woman who claims to have suffered seizures and kidney failure as a result of...

Pre-Cut Melons

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Sliced Melon Sickens 117 in 10 States

A salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon produced by an Indiana firm has sickened at least 117 people in 10 states, according to a joint investigation by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Talcum powder

Talcum Powder Linked to Increased Risk for Ovarian Cancer: Meta-Analysis

April 24, 2019 - An analysis of nearly 40 peer-reviewed medical studies has found that women who use talcum powder have a 20 to 30% increased risk of developing the most common form of ovarian cancer, a researcher told lawmakers...

Fentanyl Recall

Alvogen Fentanyl Patch Recall Lawsuit

April 23, 2019 - Fentanyl opioid patches manufactured by Pine Brook, New Jersey-based Alvogen, Inc., recalled for dosing error. Labeling on patches may indicate wrong dosage, Prompting FDA warning.

Roundup

Judge Orders Bayer to Begin Settlement Negotiations with Plaintiffs in Roundup Lawsuits

April 18, 2019 - The judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation (MDL 2741) created to handle lawsuits alleging cancer from Roundup weed killer has instructed Bayer AG to pursue mediation with plaintiffs, asking the company to settle as many of the...