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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.

Scott Silva Van Nuys Sexual Abuse

Former Van Nuys High School Teacher Guilty of Sexual Battery, Molestation of 18 Girls

May 7, 2019 - A Los Angeles jury ruled Tuesday that Scott Silva, a former Van Nuys high school science teacher and lacrosse coach, should be held responsible for molesting more than a dozen female students under his supervision at...

More Losartan Recalled for Contamination with Drug Linked to Cancer

May 7, 2019 - Vivimed Life Sciences has issued a nationwide recall for 19 lots of losartan potassium tablets over concerns the product may be contaminated with N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid (NMBA), an impurity that has been linked to an increased risk...

Legionnaires' Disease

New Legionnaires’ Outbreak Reported in Chicago

May 7, 2019 - Health authorities are investigating a new outbreak involving at least 2 cases of Legionnaires' disease among patients at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UChicago Medicine), according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

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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.

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...

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...