March, 2019

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New Roundup Verdict Issued for $80 Million

A federal jury has ordered herbicide manufacturer Monsanto to pay $80 million to a man diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after more than two decades of exposure to Roundup weed killer. A detailed article on the case and the verdict is available here. The Verdict Jurors in San Francisco awarded a 70-year-old California man over $80 […]

March 29th, 2019 Read More
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DePuy Settles Over Faulty Surgical Hip Implants

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently announced that Texas will receive $8.5 million as part of a $120 million multi-state settlement with DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson. This settlement resolves claims alleging deceptive, unfair marketing of two surgical hip replacement devices. Details on the announced settlement are available here. The Investigation An […]

March 25th, 2019 Read More
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Chad McLain Visits Good Day Tulsa to Discuss March as Brain Injury Awareness Month

Attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain visited KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa on Thursday, March 14th in recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month. He presented his insights regarding the risks, frequency, and causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs).   Facts About Traumatic Brain Injuries The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

March 19th, 2019 Read More
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Lawsuit Claims Support Dog Attacked Young Girl

According to a recent lawsuit, a pit bull whose owner claimed it was an “emotional support dog” allegedly bit a five-year-old girl’s face inside an airport terminal in Washington State. A detailed article on the incident is available here. The Incident The lawsuit, filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court, claims that the dog bit the […]

March 18th, 2019 Read More
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Vape Battery Starts Fire on Aircraft

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada recently completed an investigation into a fire that started in the baggage hold of a commercial airliner. A summary of the incident, which forced the plane to return to Calgary shortly after takeoff, is available here. A Boeing 737 was forced to make an emergency landing. After rising above […]

March 11th, 2019 Read More
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Roundup Active Ingredient Found in Beer and Wine

A recent report issued by a public-advocacy group has uncovered trace amounts of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer—in several popular brands of beer and wine. A detailed article on the report and its finding is available here. The study, issued by the United States Public Research Group Education Fund, tested five brands […]

March 4th, 2019 Read More