A toxic tort is a legal claim of harm based on exposure to a dangerous chemical or substance. This could be a drug, pesticide or chemical. Advances in technology have allowed for thousands of new, helpful products in our lives, but some of these products can cause illness and disease in humans. Toxic tort claims usually involve occupational exposure, pharmaceutical drugs, home exposure or consumer products such as pesticides.

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Navy Asbestos Settlements & Claims

If you served in the Navy, be aware that this branch of the US armed forces used more asbestos than any other for decades. Inhaling asbestos dust can lead to lethal diseases. Veterans of the US Navy were often exposed to asbestos and had a higher risk of mesothelioma and other cancers than other former… Read More »

Recent Mesothelioma Cancer Treatment Statistics Update

In the latter part of the 1900s, the American public became more aware of the dangers of asbestos. They learned that asbestos is a carcinogen, and can lead to serious cancers such as mesothelioma. (mesotheliomaguide.com) The understanding of the dangers of asbestos led to more regulations in the US and increased scrutiny of companies that… Read More »

Asbestos vs Asbestosis Trust Fund Payouts

Asbestos and asbestosis trust funds are created via the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. This is a type of corporate bankruptcy that mandates the company reorganize finances in a way that allows them to still be in business, while paying off debt. (Asbestos.com) Companies that file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection are shielded from asbestos and… Read More »

Asbestos Exposure Lawsuits & Settlements

Were you or someone you love diagnosed with mesothelioma? We recommend your contact one of our mesothelioma attorneys today for a complimentary case review. You may be entitled to financial damages from the corporation that exposed you to deadly asbestos, which gave you mesothelioma.  For decades, many companies knew of the dangers of asbestos exposure,… Read More »

Mesothelioma Exposure Risks During Home Renovations

The case of a man in Australia has recently highlighted the risk of developing mesothelioma during home renovations when there is asbestos present. (survivingmesothelioma.com) According to the Australian media, a 42-year-old man named Matthew Werfel recently prevailed in a personal injury lawsuit against Amaca, a producer of asbestos earlier known as James Hardie. The company… Read More »

Average Wrongful Death Mesothelioma Settlements & Verdicts

A mesothelioma settlement is a legal agreement that gives compensation to the family of a loved one who died from this terrible cancer of the lung lining. When the person with the cancer dies, the family can receive compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. (asbestos.com) If the two sides can come to an agreement about… Read More »

Types of Lymphoma Cancer Caused by Roundup Weedkiller

As multiple U.S. juries have determined, the popular weedkiller Roundup, manufactured by Bayer AG and its subsidiary Monsanto, causes or greatly contributes to the development of multiple types of lymphoma, a serious and potentially deadly cancer. These juries have awarded millions in damages for people who used or were exposed to Roundup and its active… Read More »

Mesothelioma Asbestos Claims After Death

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 »

Statute of Limitations Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

Are you considering whether you should file a mesothelioma lawsuit? It is critical to understand the timeframe that you need to follow. Sadly, it is common for people to lose their right to compensation because they wait too long to submit their mesothelioma claim. Given the often decades-long latency period for mesothelioma to appear, the… Read More »

Non-Hodgkins Roundup Lymphoma Cancer Lawsuit

Non-Hodgkins lymphoma or NHL is one of the most common cancers in the US. It is estimated almost 75,000 patients per year or diagnosed with NHL every year. The American Cancer Society estimates that 20,000 people died from the cancer in 2018. (cancer.org). NHL can be caused by being exposed in the workplace to dangerous… Read More »

How to File a Benzene Lawyer Lawsuit in 2019

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 »

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 roundup cancer lawsuits are being fought at the minute, with one man,… 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 »

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 »

Can Roundup 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 »

ALERT: Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Payouts & Settlements (2019)

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 »