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Paraquat Exposure, Pesticide Drift and Water Contamination Led To Parkinson’s Disease – Lawsuit Featured

According to a recently filed product liability lawsuit, a Missouri woman indicates she developed Parkinson’s disease from Paraquat, following years of exposure directly working with the herbicide, as well as living on a farm where it was regularly used. A Complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on…

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Illinois Man Alleges Exposure to Paraquat Caused Parkinson’s Disease Featured

An Illinois man indicates he suffered severe neurological injuries consistent with Parkinson’s disease following exposure to paraquat, a controversial weedkiller used throughout the United States for decades. According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, a man claims his injuries were the result of repeated exposure to…

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Nissan Defective Transmission Lawsuit Extends To Broader Vehicle List Featured

Another Class Action Complaint was filed against Nissan North America and Nissan Motors regarding the Continuously Variable Transmission (“CVT”) used in its vehicles from 2011 through to the present. The Complaint, filed in the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, is seeking damages for breach of warranty and for unfair and deceptive…

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Crop Input Providers Anti Competitive Practices Placing American Farms In Financial Jeopardy: Lawsuit Featured

The cost of farm crop inputs such as seeds, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides are increasing at rates that are significantly higher than revenues generated from crop yields. The skyrocketing input prices are causing farmers to take on operating debt, often forcing them into bankruptcy, and creating a crisis situation in the agriculture community for American…

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Master Complaint for Paragard IUD Lawsuits Will Allow Direct Filing of Cases in Federal MDL Featured

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal Paragard IUD lawsuits has asked plaintiffs to file a “Master Complaint” this month, as part of a process expected to allow the direct filing of future claims through an abbreviated “Short Form Complaint” in the multidistrict litigation (MDL). There are already more than 100 product liability lawsuits…

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Bellwether Trial Date Over Nexium, Prilosec Kidney Problems Set For Jan. 24, 2022 Featured

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal litigation involving kidney problems from proton pump inhibitors (PPI) has scheduled a bellwether trial for early next year, which will be the first out of more than 13,000 Nexium lawsuits, Prilosec lawsuits and other claims filed against manufacturers of the popular proton pump inhibitor heartburn drugs to…

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New Study Provides Strong Evidence that Elmiron Causes Retinal Maculopathy Featured

In a new study published this month in Clinical Ophthalmology, researchers at Northwestern University report that Elmiron related maculopathy has a distinct signature that can be identified using multi modal imaging. Imaging confirming retinal damage is likely to provide compelling evidence in lawsuits filed by Elmiron users that their maculopathy was caused by the use…

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Lawsuits Allege JUUL Addiction Responsible For Chronic Lung Condition and Behavioral Issues Featured

Olga Demidova, a Cleveland Ohio mother on behalf of her minor child, recently filed a product liability lawsuit (PDF) alleging her child suffered a severe JUUL nicotine addiction due to the deceptive and illegal marketing of the vape pens towards minors, causing her child to develop chronic lung problems and severe behavioral issues. A similar…

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