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Posted on July 9, 2020

Bladder Drug Elmiron Can Cause Irreversible Vision Problems

When a doctor prescribes medication to treat an existing illness, patients expect the medication will aid them when they need it. Unfortunately, however, this isn’t always the case as some prescribed medications can actually cause more harm than good. Such is the case for the drug Pentosan, commonly known by its brand name, Elmiron,...
Posted on February 21, 2020

The Dangers Of Child Car Seat Defects

Despite major progress made in the regulation of consumer products, dangerous defective products – even for the youngest and most vulnerable members of society – continue to make it into the marketplace by the hundreds of thousands. We not only understand the emotional turmoil a parent endures when a child is hurt or killed...
Posted on November 18, 2019

Veterans and Active Duty Military May Have a Claim Against 3M for Hearing Loss

Recently, 3M agreed to settle a claim and pay the federal government $9.1 million for the damages caused by its defective Dual-Ended Combat Earplugs.  The settlement was the result of a False Claims Act or “Whistleblower” claim where someone came forward and “blew the whistle” on what 3M has allegedly known for years –...
Posted on October 23, 2019

Monsanto Influences Review of Roundup’s Health Effects

Monsanto Co., creators of the genetically-modified “Roundup Ready” seeds, found a solution for crops to withstand the adverse effects of Roundup. Consumers supposedly now have the capability to kill weeds without harming essential crops due to Roundup’s active ingredient chemical glyphosate, one of the world’s most widely-used crop chemicals. However, consistent use of the...
Posted on October 31, 2018

Jury Orders Monsanto to Pay $293 Million in Cancer Case

Earlier this year, a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay $293,000,000 to Dwayne Johnson, a groundskeeper for a local school district in Solano County, California who is dying from cancer. For years, Johnson drove a truck with a 50-gallon tank of Monsanto’s weed killer mounted on board. He would go through hundreds of gallons...
Posted on August 10, 2018

Tesla Faces Scrutiny Over Recent Crashes Involving Self-Driving Vehicles

Earlier this summer, in Laguna Beach California, a Tesla Sudan driving in autopilot mode hit a parked police car severely damaging both vehicles. This is yet another autonomous (or “self-driving”) car incident that has occurred in recent months. In March, a Model X SUV hit a safety barrier in Mountain View, California and killed...