The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has delayed holding hearings relating to the carcinogenicity of glyphosate for two months. Now, December 13 through the 16, 2016, after a public comment period, a Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel will advise the EPA on how to evaluate relevant data and make a carcinogenic risk… Read more →
On October 27, 2016, in St. Louis, Missouri, Johnson & Johnson was defeated in the third consecutive trial regarding the carcinogenic properties of its hygiene products containing talcum powder. A $67.5 million jury verdict was handed down in this case to ovarian cancer victim Deborah Giannecchini, who used Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower… Read more →
Miller Appointed to MDL Leadership On November 16 of 2016, Michael Miller of The Miller Firm, LLC, Robin Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg, PC, and Aimee Wagstaff of Andrus Wagstaff, PC were appointed Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel and chairs of the Executive Committee for the Monsanto Roundup® Multidistrict Litigation (MDL). U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria of… Read more →
The third verdict in cases linking Johnson & Johnson’s talcum baby powder products to ovarian cancer has awarded over $70 million to a long term Johnson & Johnson customer from California with ovarian cancer. Before this St. Louis jury arrived at a verdict, the first two cases against Johnson & Johnson in St. Louis resulted in… Read more →
Monsanto Attacks EPA and WHO Scientists The Monsanto company is intensifying their ongoing attempts to avoid responsibility for the serious health dangers of their herbicide, Roundup®, and its key ingredient, glyphosate. Glyphosate has been labeled a “probable human carcinogen” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a part of the World Health Organization… Read more →
In October, Saudi Arabia hired its tenth Washington lobbying firm in response to the September passing of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Bill (JASTA). This bill allows the families of victims of terror attacks to sue foreign states for acts of terrorism in the U.S, limiting the sovereign immunity of those countries. Before JASTA,… Read more →
This year, the 15th anniversary of September 11th was quickly followed by the passing of powerful anti-terrorism legislation. On September 28, 2016, the Senate rejected a veto by President Obama and passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Bill (JASTA). JASTA allows Americans, including relatives and victims of the 9/11 attacks, to sue foreign states… Read more →
Improvised Explosive Devices are the biggest killer of our troops in Iraq. Many are handmade at or near the site they are detonated. However, some of you may be shocked to hear, as I was, that the deadliest of these weapons are manufactured and provided by Iran. These specialized bombs, called explosive-formed penetrators, deliver a… Read more →
$55 Million Judgment Awarded to Ovarian Cancer Victim Once again, a U.S. court has ordered Johnson & Johnson® to pay a multimillion-dollar monetary judgment to a plaintiff who contracted ovarian cancer after using Shower to Shower® and Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene. On May 2, 2016, a Missouri jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to… Read more →
Get a FREE case review if you or a loved one was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after long-term use of talcum powder for feminine hygiene. You may be entitled to compensation.
Johnson & Johnson knew the risks, yet they continued marketing talc to women for daily use in the perineal (vaginal) area.
Here’s a breakdown on where the Zofran litigation is headed. We often tell clients these cases could take years to resolve. Here’s why: For a case to be trial ready, discovery will need to occur and experts will need to be retained. This process can take two to three years even with many of the… Read more →
Roundup and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Roundup / Glyphosate Lawsuit The Miller Firm is pursuing cases against the makers of Roundup and other herbicides containing glyphosate. Roundup is the most widely used herbicide in the world, and its active ingredient glyphosate has been represented to farmers and the public as safe for humans. However, independent scientists have… Read more →
ZOFRAN LITIGATION The Miller Firm is currently pursuing cases involving birth defects experienced following a mother’s ingestion of Zofran during her first trimester. Zofran is an anti-nausea drug that has been used to treat morning sickness in pregnant women. Various recent studies have linked Zofran to significant increased risk of birth defects including heart defects, cleft… Read more →
Talcum Powder Litigation The Miller Firm is currently pursuing claims related to Johnson and Johnson’s Talcum Powder (“baby powder”) causing ovarian cancer in women. Talc is one of the main ingredients in products such as Johnson & Johnson’s® Baby Powder and Shower to Shower® body powder for women. Talc contained in many of these powders is… Read more →
The Miller Firm is pursuing individual lawsuits involving the Mirena IUD device causing pseudotumor celebri. Pseudotumor cerebri (“PTC”) also referred to as intracranial hypertension (“IH”) is a neurological condition that can cause severe visual distortion, including blindness, frequent headaches and deficiencies with balance. The condition is usually diagnosed after a spinal tap or visual field… Read more →