Author Archives: Michael Bennett

About Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett is Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Since 1999, he's worked across a multitude of areas of consumer protection including defective products, environmental issues, identity theft, predatory lending and more. If you find his articles helpful please share them with your readers.

Will Weed Killer Give Me Cancer?

The following review takes a deep dive into glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup®️ Weed Killer. We’ll look at the latest legal trial timelines, human exposure, agricultural use, the science behind the product, genetically modified crops, the fight over glyphosate, its cancer risk as a carcinogen, as well as the research behind the formulations.… Read More »

The States with the Most (and Least) “Legal” Opioid Sales

Today, the opioid crisis in America has become a public catastrophe. Drug overdose, many due to the abuse of opioids is the new leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50, overtaking automobile accidents and heart disease. What’s perhaps most shocking about the crisis, is its cause is widely considered to be… Read More »

Tire Blowout While Driving Was it Defective?

Most people do not give a great deal of thought to their tires. We trust them to get us and our cars from point A to point B. But sometimes, tires are unreliable and can suffer a blowout. If the tire blowout happens when you are driving at high speed on the highway, there can… Read More »

Long-Term Consumer Dangers of Prilosec

Prilosec (omeprazole) is a drug that is designed to reduce levels of stomach acid. If a person’s stomach acid is excessive, it can get into the esophagus. This problem can cause significant forms of heartburn and a host of other health problems. Prilosec is from a drug class called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Its chemistry… Read More »

How to File an Essure Lawyer Lawsuit in 2018

As of this writing, more than 17,000 personal injury lawsuits have been filed against Bayer Healthcare over Essure, a birth control device that features two metal coils that are implanted in the fallopian tubes. Some of the most common device risks include bleeding, severe pain, and organ damage. Plaintiffs claim Bayer failed to warn patients… Read More »

How to File a Benzene Lawyer Lawsuit in 2018

Many people have been exposed to benzene and are worried about developing a benzene-related disease, including leukemia, lymphoma, anemia and myeloma. These are serious and often fatal conditions. There are other people who have confirmed they have an illness related to benzene exposure but are not sure what their legal rights are. This page has… Read More »

Mesothelioma Lawsuit After Death – What to Do?

Thousands of businesses have had to defend themselves against asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits in the past several decades. Some of these asbestos lawsuits were brought by the individual who suffered from mesothelioma or other asbestos-related disease. In other cases, the family of the victim files the lawsuit because the victim passed away. People who have… Read More »

10 Incredible Facts about Glyphosate

Glyphosate is constantly in the news as of late, and particularly in Roundup, a product manufactured by Monsanto, now Bayern. Allegedly, exposure to glyphosate can cause non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), a rare and generally lethal form of cancer that affects the lymph nodes. Bitter lawsuit battles are being fought at the minute, with one man, Dewayne… Read More »

How Glyphosate Affects Every Single Consumer in the US

Every single person in this country is affected by glyphosate. It is simply impossible to get away from that. The amount of glyphosate that is used in the environment has only increased since the 1990s and, in places where it has been applied, there have been significant changes to both the environment and to public… Read More »

Is Monsanto Polluting Our Food Supply?

A recent book, ‘The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and the Control of the World’s Food Supply’, has took the world by storm. The mainstream media and those who fight the mainstream media alike have picked up on this book and have tried to explain in laymen’s terms how it is possible that a… Read More »

What is Glyphosate? How is It Used?

Glyphosate is on the news a lot. Studies are being cited from opposing sides of the argument on a near daily basis to either prove or disprove that it is bad for public health, with some suggesting it can cause non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Indeed, in a landmark case that is likely to set the precedent… Read More »

Roundup Can Cause Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cancer

In 2015, a report was released by the International Agency on Research for Cancer (IARC) that stated glyphosate was “probably” a human carcinogen. Specifically, they stated it can cause both lung cancer and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in humans, as well as causing cancers in animals. Meanwhile, the Ramazzini Institute has recently completed a piece of… Read More »

3 Examples of How Roundup Causes Cancer

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in numerous pesticides and weed killers, including Roundup, a product manufactured by Monsanto and used all over the world. Glyphosate, so not Roundup specifically, has now been listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization (WHO) as a “probable carcinogenic”. Specifically, it… Read More »

Roundup Lawsuit Settlements Update (2018)

Roundup is a product made by Monsanto that contains glyphosate. It is a widely used weed killer by not just professionals such as landscapers, gardeners, and farmers, but also by everyday individuals all over the world. Monsanto has always claimed that the herbicide is safe to use and that it is non-toxic. However, users have… Read More »

How Carcinogenic Are Roundup and Glyphosate?

In California, a man is dying of terminal cancer. He says that the reason for his cancer is that he worked with Roundup, a weed killer produced by Monsanto that is based on glyphosate. And it seems a jury of his peers agrees with him, as he has recently been awarded a significant amount of… Read More »

Examples of Monsanto Lawsuits & Litigation

Monsanto is facing a variety of lawsuits for a variety of different things. In relation to their Roundup product, for instance, they are currently facing litigation from people who have claimed that the manufacturer falsified how big of an area their solution can cover when diluted. These plaintiffs have recently won their Roundup lawsuit case,… Read More »

Can Using Roundup Weed Killer Give You Cancer?

Monsanto is a manufacturer that has been in the news, and not for good reasons, many times over the past 100 years or so. For instance, they were responsible for the production of Agent Orange, which was used extensively during the Vietnam War and is now known to be carcinogenic. Similarly, they produced DDT, which… Read More »

How to File a Monsanto Roundup Cancer Lawsuit 2018

fRoundup is a popular weed killer used by many people across the country. In 2015, the WHO (World Health Organization) completed research on glyphosate-based herbicides, like Roundup, and their IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) officially stated that they are “probable” carcinogens. Since then, numerous people have come forward who have developed different types… Read More »

Google Accused of Tracking Phone Users Regardless of Privacy Settings

Google is being accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking movements of millions of Android and iPhone even when they activate privacy settings to prevent tracking. The complaint filed last week states that Google provides false assurances that people will not be tracked if they turn off the Location History feature on their smartphones to… Read More »

Hyundai Kia Airbag Lawsuit

Airbags in some Kia and Hyundai vehicles have failed recently to inflate in crashes and four people have been killed. Now the National HIghway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to get to the bottom of why this is happening. The agency is in the midst of a large investigation pertaining to at least 425,000 vehicles… Read More »