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Jury Awards $289 Million to California Man in Monsanto Roundup Verdict

A California jury recently awarded $289.2 million in damages to a man who claimed that Monsanto’s Roundup and Ranger Pro products caused him to develop terminal cancer. First of Multiple Cases Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer The man, Dewayne “Lee” Johnson, 46, worked as a school district groundskeeper near San Francisco and used Monsanto’s Roundup products…

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June 16, 2017

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Product Liability

Unrepaired Defective Airbags: A Fatal Toll in California

Hundreds of thousands of California residents are still driving recalled vehicles with dangerously defective airbag inflators that could explode and spray shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon deployment. At least 11 Americans, including three Californians have been killed by the defective inflators. The airbag recall includes vehicles from 19 different auto manufacturers, most of which…

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April 5, 2017

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Product Liability

Child Product Recalls and Injuries on the Rise in 2016

According to recent statistical reports released by Kids in Danger, there were 76 children’s products and nearly 67 million units recalled in 2016. Chief offenders were McDonald’s recall of Step-It activity wristbands and Ikea’s Malm chests and dressers, each responsible for 29 million units. Kids in Danger, a Chicago based children’s safety advocacy group, suggests…

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