“There’s no risk using it less than two days or less per year. But if you used it more than two days per year, the risk goes up almost two-fold, and it’s statistically significant.”
OAKLAND - A judge presiding over the latest trial involving Monsanto's Roundup has denied plaintiffs' attempt at stifling the company's messaging over the herbicide's safety.
OAKLAND – The third case in which Monsanto’s Roundup is alleged to have caused cancer got underway at the Oakland, Alameda County Superior Courthouse on March 28. Opening statements of Pilliod v. Monsanto were made just hours before a federal jury found Monsanto liable for $80.5 million across the Bay in San Francisco in the case of Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto.
For the second time in less than a year Monsanto was hammered by a federal jury who found that their product Roundup caused cancer, making them liable for over $80 million in damages.
SAN FRANCISCO – In the case of Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto, the opening phase came to a close on Tuesday afternoon with the federal jury ruling in favor of the plaintiff. While the ruling was a big win for Hardeman and a major blow to Monsanto, there was little time for reflection as the trial quickly moved on to its second phase.
Jury finds Roundup was substantial factor in causing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; But Bayer stands by product heading into phase 2
After nearly a week of deliberation, a San Francisco federal jury found that the Monsanto product Roundup was a “substantial factor” in causing a Northern California man’s non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Closing arguments of the opening phase of the bellwether Monsanto Roundup trial were made after a road map was laid out to the jury by U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California.
FRESNO – A woman is seeking damages from two dog owners after the animal allegedly attacked her while she was on public property in Fresno County.
FRESNO – A woman alleges negligent repairs made by a business on her electric wheelchair caused her to fall and fracture her hip.
FRESNO – A father and son are seeking damages from a motorist over allegations she failed to stop at a red light and caused a collision.
FRESNO – Two individuals allege they were injured in a collision in Fresno caused by an intoxicated driver.
FRESNO – A Food Maxx customer alleges she fell because of a puddle in the store caused by a leaky roof.
FRESNO – Three individuals injured in a collision in Fresno allege the driver who struck them was not paying attention to the road because she was speaking to another passenger in the car.
FRESNO – A patron of a Clovis store alleges it failed to warn of liquid on the floor that caused her to fall.
Though e-cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, design flaws in the products can cause severe injuries or even kill their users, an attorney representing several plaintiffs in personal-injury cases said.
SAN FRANCISCO – A pedestrian alleges she was injured while walking on a San Francisco sidewalk because of a metal object left in the area by an engineering firm while repairing the sidewalk.
SAN FRANCISCO – A pedestrian alleges the city and county of San Francisco failed to repair a storm grate that injured her left foot.
FRESNO – Damages are being sought from the owner and the driver of a vehicle involved in a Fresno collision.
FRESNO – A woman alleges she was injured at a Fresno club on New Year's Day when a security guard used pepper spray on another patron.
Defense expert in J&J trial says plaintiff acquired mesothelioma spontaneously; Lungs did not show scarring
ALAMEDA – A witness for the defense, a pulmonologist, said Tuesday that plaintiff Terry Leavitt was one of those unlucky people who developed mesothelioma “spontaneously” for no known reason and not from baby powder made by Johnson & Johnson.