Glyphosate: Cancer and other health concerns
Mar 18, 2023 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Glyphosate, a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products, has been associated with cancer and other health concerns. Glyphosate is best known as the active ingredient in Roundup-branded herbicides, and the herbicide used with “Roundup Ready” genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Herbicide […]...Continue reading

Chemical In Camp Lejeune Water Linked to 500% Increased Risk of Parkinson’s Disease
Mar 17, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Researchers note that levels of TCE in Camp Lejeune water were 280 times higher than recommended safety standards, and widespread water contamination problems may be causing rises in Parkinson’s’ disease cases. A chemical commonly used for dry cleaning and degreasing metal, which heavily contaminated water at the Camp Lejeune Marine base in North Carolina, could […]...Continue reading

Baby Formula Lawsuit over Enfamil & Similac NEC Risks
Mar 15, 2023 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Giving cow-milk-based formula to premature babies can increase their risk of NEC. Therefore, infant formula NEC lawsuits are all the rage today. Similac and Enfamil, major formula brands, are being held for their negligence by parents whose premature babies developed a rare intestinal disorder. If you aren’t aware, let us take you through the specifics […]...Continue reading

Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (“AFFF”) Can Cause Certain Types of Cancer
Mar 14, 2023 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

The aqueous film-forming foam has been a game-changing product for several industries. When it was first invented, it was a never-seen-before fire suppressant that extinguished dangerous liquid fuel fires. Since then, it has been a gold standard. But the components that make up the product are highly dubious, and the decades of AFFF usage have […]...Continue reading

Tylenol® Use During Pregnancy Linked to Autism
Mar 08, 2023 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Pregnant women taking Tylenol® (brand name for acetaminophen) and later having a child diagnosed with autism, ADHD, or other neurodevelopment disorders can finally pursue compensation and seek justice for their sufferings. Many lawsuits are being filed across the country. A new class action Tylenol® autism lawsuit has also been certified in the federal court. All […]...Continue reading

Hair Relaxer Lawsuits Filed Over Ovarian Cancer Caused By Chemical Straighteners
Mar 01, 2023 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Dozens of lawsuits have been filed nationwide over claims that hair relaxers cause cancer and other health concerns. Plaintiffs allege that companies knew their products contained dangerous substances yet marketed and sold them anyway. In an order from the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JMPL), the suits will be consolidated in Chicago federal court […]...Continue reading

Maryland Lawmakers Propose Ending Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits
Feb 28, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The child sexual abuse lawsuits bill comes as a judge has granted the Maryland Attorney General to release a report on sexual assault claims within the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore. Last week, survivors of child sex abuse in Maryland spoke out at a hearing in the state legislature, in support of a proposed law that […]...Continue reading

Long Term Health Risks from Ohio Train Accident Pose Concerns For Area Residents
Feb 28, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Some residents have reported being diagnosed with severe or chemical bronchitis, resulting in the need for steroids, inhalers, or even oxygen. Amid growing reports of bronchitis and other respiratory problems among area residents, concerns are rising about the potential long-term health effects of the Norfolk Southern train accident near East Palestine, Ohio....Continue reading

Ex-Owner of W.R. Grace & Co. Mine Settles Mesothelioma & Asbestos Claims for $18.5 Million
Feb 28, 2023 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced an $18.5 million settlement between the former owner of the W.R. Grace & Co. mine and the hundreds …...Continue reading

Lawsuit Alleges Breast Cancer Caused By Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
Feb 27, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Both the VA and the CDC have identified breast cancer from Camp Lejeune water contamination as one of the illnesses known to be caused by chemicals found on the Marine base. A North Carolina woman has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Government, alleging that she developed breast cancer from contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, […]...Continue reading