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Children Among Those Suing Bayer Over Roundup Injuries

Adults aren’t the only ones who claim to have been harmed by Bayer’s Roundup weed killer. Several parents also believe that their children have received devastating cancer diagnoses after being exposed to the pesticide. This tends to support the argument that Roundup, and its active ingredient glyphosate, is incredibly toxic. Kids Say They Have Cancer… read more

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$2 Billion Roundup Verdict Reduced to $86.7 Million

Earlier this year, Alva and Alberta Pilliod were awarded $2 Billion in punitive damages at the close of their Roundup trial. That punitive award has been reduced. On appeal, a federal judge slashed the payout to $86.7 Million, explaining that the initial jury award was excessive and in violation of standards set by the Supreme… read more

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PPI Use in Infants Can Increase the Risk of Fractures, Study Finds

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are some of the most widely prescribed and purchased medications in the world. You might think that heartburn drugs are only used to treat adults. However, PPIs have gained popularity with pediatricians. Many infants are given PPIs to treat gastroesophageal reflux conditions. There are obvious risks for adults who take a… read more

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Federal Judge Reduces Punitive Award in Roundup Case From $75M to $20M

Last year, a California jury awarded Edwin Hardeman more than $80 million in damages. The jury was persuaded to believe that he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a rare form of cancer, because he was exposed to Roundup weed killer for more than 30 years. The jury not only believed that Roundup caused Hardeman’s cancer,… read more

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Study Reveals IVC Filters May Not Be Effective

IVC filters are supposed to reduce the risk of pulmonary embolism in patients who can’t tolerate anticoagulant medications or blood thinners. However, a new study reveals that IVC filters may not be as effective as manufacturers want us to believe. In fact, IVC filters may not “significantly reduce the incidence” of pulmonary embolism, at all…. read more

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Fourth Roundup Injury Trial Scheduled For August

Bayer has defended three Roundup injury lawsuits in court. The pesticide manufacturer has lost all three. California juries have ordered the company to pay more than $2.2 Billion in damages to four different plaintiffs. A fourth trial has been scheduled to begin later this summer. This time, however, a Missouri jury will get to weigh… read more

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