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Joseph H. Saunders

Roundup Weed Killer Faces New Questions After Court Unseals Documents

Monsanto’s highly popular Roundup weed killer is facing new scrutiny after a federal court unsealed documents this week concerning the safety of the product and Monsanto’s marketing practices. According to the NY Times, “The court documents included Monsanto’s internal emails […]

Joseph H. Saunders

$110 Million Jury Verdict in J&J Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial

A St. Louis jury awarded $110 million in a Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder ovarian cancer trial on May 4, 2017.  This is the largest jury verdict in a talcum powder case yet. For decades Johnson and Johnson encouraged women […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Barnett Hunting Crossbows Recalled Due to Defective Sensor

This past December, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of six models of Barnett Outdoors crossbows after hunters were seriously injured while using the crossbows.  The recalled models are the Barnett Ghost 415 Monochrome Model #78044, the […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Update

Johnson & Johnson Baby  Powder has been implicated in hundreds of cases of ovarian cancer in women.  Many women have used talcum powder for decades for feminine hygiene believing in the safety of the powder. Johnson & Johnson markets the […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Larry the Cable Guy doesn’t tell you that Prilosec Causes Kidney Damage

For frequent heartburn sufferers, doctors often prescribe Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), which work by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. The drugs are so popular in fact, that the PPI market is worth over $10 billion in the […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Barnett Outdoors, LLC – Targeted by Injured Crossbow Hunters

It’s hunting season! Crossbows were romanticized in The Walking Dead and The Hunger Games, but if you are thinking about getting one, there is something you should know about crossbows, particularly Barnett crossbows Barnett Jackal Barnett Ghost 350 Barnett Crossbows […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Ethicon Johnson & Johnson Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward

  Today there are more than 100,000 lawsuits filed worldwide against seven pelvic mesh manufacturers. The majority of them are consolidated in one federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, but you would not know that from the media coverage. There […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Takata Airbag Lawsuit Investigation

In the United States, a record 34 million vehicles made by 10 different automakers have been recalled to replace frontal airbags on the driver’s or passenger’s side, or both. The airbags involved in the recall were made by Takata, a […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit Settlement

On March 24, it was announced that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary had reached a settlement in a bellwether trial over their transvaginal mesh devices. That settlement came shortly after a California jury delivered a $5.7 million verdict against J&J’s […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Settlement Extended to Include Surgeries through January 2015

The DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant settlement of over seven thousand lawsuits has been extended to cover hundreds or thousands of new ASR hip implant patients. The original billion dollar settlement of the product liability lawsuits in 2013 […]