In December 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) convened a science advisory panel to carry out a peer-review of its finding that glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer. The EPA’s report on this panel kept the scientists’ concerns about both glyphosate safety and the EPA review procedures vague. However, a recent Bloomberg expose looked deeper… Read more →
On May 4, 2017, a jury in St. Louis, Missouri, awarded $110 million to plaintiff Lois Slemp, who developed ovarian cancer after long-term use of Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products. Plaintiffs in three of the four previous talc litigations in the St. Louis Circuit Court were awarded verdicts totaling more than $200 million. When… Read more →
In early 2017, Johnson & Johnson continues, unsuccessfully, to deter and avoid trials holding it accountable for the carcinogenic properties of its products containing talcum powder, such as its talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower Absorbent Body Powder®. When used for feminine hygiene, the particles of the mineral talc in these products travel up… Read more →
In December of 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel convened a four-day gathering to analyze research and hold a series of hearings on the carcinogenic properties of glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide, Roundup®. The EPA previously delayed this hearing and removed a… 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 →
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 →
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Johnson & Johnson knew the risks, yet they continued marketing talc to women for daily use in the perineal (vaginal) area.
The Miller Firm is currently pursuing cases where the ingestion of the diabetes drug Invokana led to life altering amputations of toes, feet, and legs. Invokana (canagliflozin) is an SGLT2 inhibitor, which is a type of medication that works by lowering blood glucose levels. Though the medication does help control blood sugar, there are various… Read more →