Millions Awarded in Massive 3M Defective Earplug Case
Apr 12, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Bellwether trials involving the company 3M and accusations of negligence over its earplugs continue as plaintiffs are awarded millions, but only if they prove that 3M was responsible for their hearing loss. So far, six plaintiffs have been awarded a total of $29,429,925 in damages, and three plaintiffs have been awarded nothing after seven rounds […]

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Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Risks
Mar 25, 2022 by Stacy Malkan

Long History of Concerns Key Scientific Studies on Aspartame Industry PR Efforts Scientific References Key Facts About Diet Soda Chemical  Dozens of studies have linked aspartame — the world’s most widely used artificial sweetener — to serious health problems, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, seizures, stroke and dementia, as well as negative effects such as […]...Continue reading

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a Food Industry Lobby Group
Mar 22, 2022 by Stacy Malkan

The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a corporate-funded nonprofit organization based in Washington DC, with 17 affiliated chapters around the world. ILSI describes itself as a group that conducts “science for the public good” and “improves human health and well-being and safeguards the environment.” However, investigations by academics, journalists and public interest researchers show […]...Continue reading

$26B Opioid Settlement Reached Between J &J, three distributors and 90% of U.S. States and Local Governments
Mar 18, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

On February 25, generic opioid manufacturer Johnson and Johnson and three major pharmaceutical distributors finalized a $26 billion deal that will settle around 3000 lawsuits filed by state and local governments in the ongoing opioid litigation, some of which have been pending since 2014.  By accepting the terms of the settlement, the government entities have […]...Continue reading

Celebrated virus hunter siphoned taxpayer funds for his private ‘Global Virome Project’
Mar 16, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The post Celebrated virus hunter siphoned taxpayer funds for his private ‘Global Virome Project’ appeared first on U.S. Right to Know. A Lassa virus budding off a cell. (NIAID) A former U.S. Agency for International Development official founded and worked for a controversial organization benefiting from USAID funds while he continued to receive six-figure paychecks […]...Continue reading

Litigation Update: Bankruptcy Judge Affirms Johnson & Johnson’s Divisive Merger
Mar 10, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

On February 25, after a five day trial, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Michael Kaplan of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, affirmed Johnson and Johnson’s use of a divisive merger known as the “Texas two-step” to resolve the talc-based litigation pending against it. In his 56-page opinion, Judge Kaplan rejected the argument […]...Continue reading

Paraquat Claims Advance After Federal Judge’s Milestone Ruling
Mar 07, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

If you represent a client who was harmed by the toxic herbicide paraquat, you should be aware that a bellwether trial is anticipated for this November. Agricultural workers and farmers were handed a milestone victory in February when a federal judge ruled to consolidate claims by thousands who developed Parkinson’s Disease after exposure to paraquat. […]

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Victims of J&J Talc Powder Claims Get Crucial Backup from Washington
Mar 07, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Attorneys for clients who were injured by talc products alleged to cause cancer will find valuable allies in Congress, where members are accusing Johnson & Johnson of nefarious trickery for an illicit dance known as the Texas Two-Step. U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) is leading the charge against the profitable corporation, and others […]

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John Abramson on How Big Pharma Broke American Health Care
Mar 07, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

In 2000, the healthy life expectancy of Americans ranked 38th in the world. In 2019, we were at 68th – behind China, Cuba and Jamaica. Citizens of Japan live eight years longer in good health than Americans. Canadians live five years longer. And yet, we spend $1.5 trillion more per year on our healthcare system […]...Continue reading

New Infant Formula Lawsuits Forming Against Mead Johnson and Abbott Laboratories
Feb 14, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

New infant formula litigation has been developing over the last year involving two well-known formula products: Mead Johnson’s Enfamil and Abbott Laboratories’ Similac. The two cow milk-based infant formulas have been linked to the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants.  This possibly fatal side effect has been known for a number of years; […]...Continue reading