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Tuesday May 21st, 2019

Bayer AG Suffers Losses as Roundup Verdicts Grow

Bayer AG has experienced significant financial losses after the company has been hit with several large verdicts involving the weed killer Roundup. Health Concerns about Roundup Cause Profits to Tank With the most recent Roundup jury verdict exceeding $2 billion dollars, Bayer AG has seen their market value decrease to new low levels not seen

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Monday May 20th, 2019

Next Roundup Trial Set to Be Heard In St. Louis

Another trial is set to begin in August with a plaintiff suing Monsanto claiming that her use Roundup caused her to develop non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Roundup Lawsuits From California to St. Louis One major difference with this upcoming trial is that it will be held in St. Louis, Missouri rather than in California where all three

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Friday May 17th, 2019

Bayer Risking It All for Monsanto Roundup

Bayer AG who owns Monsanto Corp is considering a unique legal strategy in light of a $2 billion dollar verdict that was recently awarded to the plaintiffs of a Roundup lawsuit (get more info on the Roundup Lawsuit Verdict here). The plaintiffs brought the case against Monsanto Roundup after both were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

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Thursday May 16th, 2019

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: Are You At Risk?

There’s never a good time to be sick. Whether it’s a small cold or the flu, it’s not fun to have to take time off to rest and recover. However if you have persistent symptoms that don’t seem to go away after a couple weeks or months, it could be a sign of something more

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Wednesday May 15th, 2019

Roundup Claims Stand Now at 13,400

Bayer AG, the company that now owns Monsanto Corp., has reported 13,400 filed Roundup claims against them involving the commercial herbicide. Roundup Claims Hit New High Since the company bought Monsanto last summer, legal issues have followed. A few weeks after the purchase of Monsanto was complete, the company was hit with a $289 million dollar

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Tuesday May 14th, 2019

Wrangling Weeds: To Pull or Spray?

With the weather warming up and summer just around the corner, you may be thinking about getting outside and working on your garden. As any gardener will tell you, fighting weeds can be frustrating and time consuming. Here are some things to keep in mind before you decide to run out and grab the nearest

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Monday May 13th, 2019

Breaking: Monsanto Hit With $2 Billion Dollar Verdict in Latest Roundup Trial

Monsanto Corp who is the company behind the herbicide product Roundup, has been slapped with a $2 billion dollar verdict after a jury found the product to be responsible for the diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in an elderly couple who are in their 70’s. Less Than Two Days It took less than two days for

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Monday May 13th, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Denied Request to Move Cases

A U.S. federal judge has denied American company Johnson & Johnson’s request to move 2400 talc cases to federal court in Delaware. A Portion of Responsibility U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika from Wilmington, Delaware was the judge who denied the request stating that the company is partly to blame for the amount of cases and

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Friday May 10th, 2019

Talk With a Team Member: Andrea

How long have you worked at Boesen Law? 5 ½ months Describe a fun memory/experience you have had since working here. We had a free sign up for March Madness. Boy was it madness. I thought I was the winner the whole way through, until the final. Neither of my teams were in. Moral of

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Thursday May 9th, 2019

Car Crash In Stapleton Leaves One Dead

A two car collision on May 8, 2019 near the Stapleton area has left one person dead. Fatal Crash According to ABC Denver 7 News, the crash occurred around noon near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Fulton Street. Investigation Underway Police shut down the area in order to conduct an investigation. At

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Wednesday May 8th, 2019

Email Exchange shows Purdue Pharma’s Negative Outlook

More evidence has come to light showcasing the negative attitude that the Sackler family demonstrated towards those struggling with opioid abuse. Email Tells All In Connecticut state court where a case has been brought against Purdue Pharma by the state attorney general over claims that the company chose to boost sales of their strong prescription

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Tuesday May 7th, 2019

Semi Truck and RTD A Line Train Car Collide

Aurora was the scene of a collision that involved a semi truck and a RTD University of Colorado A Line train car on Monday May 6, 2019. Smith and Sable The crash occurred at the intersection of E. Smith Road and S. Sable Boulevard where an RTD train crossing is present. According to ABC 7

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Monday May 6th, 2019

Tyson Foods Expand Chicken Recall

Tyson Foods has expanded their frozen crispy chicken strips recall after complaints from consumers that the strips have foreign materials such as pieces of metal in the strips. Recall Announced The original recall was announced in late March 2019 and involved three varieties of chicken strips according to an article by Consumer Affairs. The products

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Friday May 3rd, 2019

Talk With a Team Member: Paola

How long have you been working at Boesen Law?  I have been part of the Boesen Law team for 8 months. Describe a memory/experience you have had since working here. One of my favorite memories is the day I joined the team. Everyone was very welcoming, patient, and helped me out a lot. What drew

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Thursday May 2nd, 2019

One Injured in Early Morning Hit-and-Run

An individual was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident that occurred during the early morning hours of Wednesday May 1, 2019. Serious Injuries According to an article from ABC 7 a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle around 5 a.m. at the intersection of Holly Street and Evans Avenue and is considered by Denver Police

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Wednesday May 1st, 2019

J&J Targeted Specific Groups to Boost Baby Powder Sales

After sales of their signature product, baby powder, started falling Johnson & Johnson launched a campaign that targeted two specific audiences: African-American women as well as women who were overweight. Intentional Marketing Johnson & Johnson’s marketing team focused on digital and print ads that targeted the African American community, where baby powder “is still considered

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Tuesday April 30th, 2019

Bayer AG Investors Make Their Disapproval Known

At the annual shareholders meeting on Friday, Bayer AG investors made a shocking display of their lack of support for Bayer AG’s CEO. Bayer AG No-Confidence Over half of Bayer shareholders voted for CEO Warner Baumann and other managers to answer for their actions involving the Monsanto Corp purchase last summer. An emergency meeting took

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Monday April 29th, 2019

U.S. Auto Regulators Expand Safety Probe for Airbags

U.S. auto regulators have expanded their airbag safety probe over another safety concern No Inflation The cause for the now expanded investigation now includes vehicles with airbags that do not inflate during a crash. These airbags were installed by ZF-TRW and include vehicle makes such as Toyota, Kia, Honda, Mitsubishi, Fiat Chrysler, and Hyundai. The

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Friday April 26th, 2019

Massive 28 Car Accident Occurs In Lakewood

A 28-car pileup occurred yesterday evening April 25, 2019 in Lakewood resulting in multiple deaths and serious injuries. Speeding Semi According to an article by The Denver Post, the crash occurred around 4:50 p.m. on I-70 heading eastbound. Witnesses reported seeing a semi truck carrying lumber slam into stopped traffic setting off a chain reaction

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Wednesday April 24th, 2019

Blind Spot Danger: What You Don’t See

When a car accident occurs visibility issues can be a major factor. Accidents can happen as a result of individuals or objects being out of the line of sight or in someone’s “blind spot”. Here are some things to keep in mind about blind spots when driving to potentially help reduce the chance of an

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Monday April 22nd, 2019

Third Lawsuit Underway Against Monsanto Over Herbicide

There has been a third trial brought against Monsanto Corporation involving the herbicide product Roundup and claims that it causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is underway in Oakland, California. What is Roundup? Roundup is the commercial name for an herbicide, glyphosate, which is marketed as a weed killer used in both mass scale and personal agriculture settings.

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Friday April 19th, 2019

J&J Asks For Federal Judge to Take On Talc Cases

Johnson & Johnson has asked a federal judge to handle the multiple lawsuits against them regarding the safety of their baby powder and other talcum powder products. Change of Setting Johnson & Johnson are asking for a federal judge based in Delaware to take the helm, rather than each case being heard at the state

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Thursday April 18th, 2019

Mediation To Begin In Roundup Lawsuit

The federal judge in San Francisco who has overseen past federal lawsuits involving the glyphosate product Roundup has ordered its manufacturer Bayer AG to begin mediation with a plaintiff. Cancelling Trial Date for Mediation According to an article posted by The Detroit News (via Bloomberg), U.S. Federal District Judge Vince Chhabria cancelled an upcoming trial

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Thursday April 18th, 2019

FDA Announces Ban On All Pelvic Mesh Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on April 16th, 2019 that they are halting and banning the sale of all pelvic mesh devices over safety concerns. Safety Not Assured According to an article by CNN a statement was released by the FDA that highlighted the fact that the administration “has determined that the manufacturers

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Monday April 15th, 2019

Jon C. Boesen Receives Honor by Mexican Consulate

Attorney Jon C. Boesen was honored by the Mexican Consulate in Denver today and received a certificate designating him as the Consultant Lawyer for the Mexican Consulate in Denver. Mr. Boesen will now be consulted on legal matters that involve the Mexican Consulate in Denver. Consul General Berenice Rendon delivered the certificate signed by the

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Friday April 12th, 2019

Colorado State Trooper Injured In Crash

A Colorado state patrol trooper was injured in a two vehicle crash during the snowstorm on Wednesday April 10, 2019. How did the crash occur? According to an article posted by CBS 4 Denver the crash occurred while state patrol trooper James Proctor was pulled off on the side of the road in Mancos. A

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Thursday April 11th, 2019

Jaw Pain and Whiplash in Car Accidents

What is Whiplash? Whiplash is defined according to the Mayo Clinic as “a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck like the cracking of the whip.” Jaw Pain Relating to Whiplash When injured in a motor vehicle accident, serious injuries can occur. One injury that can occur is jaw pain. Jaw

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Tuesday April 9th, 2019

Board of Directors Shakeup at Purdue Pharma

Major changes have occurred with the board of directors for pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma, who are best known as being the developers behind the powerful prescription drug OxyCotin. No More Family Ties As of the beginning of 2019, Purdue Pharma no longer has any Sackler family members on its board of directors. According to a

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Monday April 8th, 2019

Talk With a Team Member: Liz

How long have you worked at Boesen Law? I’ve worked with Boesen Law for nearly 7 years now! Describe a fun memory/experience you have had since working here. It’s hard to pick just one. I’d have to say that one of my fondest memories was having a Chips n Guac birthday party that also had

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Friday April 5th, 2019

Gas Line Breach Leads to Home Explosion

A ruptured gas line led to a home explosion on Wednesday April 3 in Summit County. What led to the gas line rupturing? While an investigation is still ongoing, early findings from the fire department indicate that falling ice from the home’s roof that may have contributed to a ruptured line, according to an article

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Thursday April 4th, 2019

Two People Injured in Head-On Crash

A head-on crash occurred in the early morning hours on Tuesday April 3rd in Adams County. Where did the crash occur? The crash occurred on Highway 7 (also referred to as East 160th Avenue) between Holly and Quebec streets around 5:40 a.m. How did the crash occur? Thornton Police Department said the crash involved three

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Wednesday April 3rd, 2019

Sky High Air Ambulance Bills Surprise Individuals

In Virginia one family got quite a shock when it came to the price of a medical emergency transportation bill for their son to the tune of $40,000.00. The Medical Emergency Joseph Penrod’s son needed urgent medical care after he accidentally swallowed prescription medication. After his wife called poison control, they instructed her to get

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Tuesday April 2nd, 2019

Workers’ Compensation: Receiving Medical Treatment

When going through the Workers’ Compensation process, several questions can come up. How do I go about how the process of receiving medical treatment occurs? Will I receive income benefits? What happens next? Below are some things to keep in mind when receiving treatment for a work related injury. Choice of Doctor Unlike an injury

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Monday April 1st, 2019

J&J Announce Three Settlements for Talc Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson announced three quick settlements last week over lawsuits involving their talcum powder. Where did the lawsuits originate from? The suits varied by state from Oklahoma, New York, to California. All the cases involved individuals who had been diagnosed with mesothelioma and stated that their use of Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder was

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Thursday March 28th, 2019

$80 Million Dollar Verdict Announced In Roundup Case

A California federal jury announced a $80 million dollar verdict in a Roundup trial brought against Bayer AG and Monsanto by plaintiff Edwin Hardeman. What was the basis for the lawsuit? Mr. Hardeman claims that his prolonged exposure to glyphosate caused his diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (get more details on the specifics of his case

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Wednesday March 27th, 2019

$270 Million Dollar Settlement Announced in Purdue Pharma Lawsuit

The Sackler family who are the founders of Purdue Pharma that developed the opioid OxyCotin have agreed to pay $270 million dollars as part of a settlement in an Oklahoma lawsuit against the company. Who brought the lawsuit against Purdue Pharma? The Oklahoma attorney general brought the lawsuit against the company claiming that aggressive marketing

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Tuesday March 26th, 2019

$775 Million Dollar Settlement for Xarelto Lawsuits

Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a subsidiary company of Johnson & Johnson) announced yesterday that it would pay $775 million dollars to settle all remaining U.S. Xarelto lawsuits. What is the significance of settling the lawsuits? The money resolves any pending U.S. lawsuits involving Xarelto. Furthermore, as a result of the deal, neither company is

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Monday March 25th, 2019

Avocadon’t: Recall Underway over Listeria Fears

A massive avocado recall is underway over listeria concerns. Who is behind the recall? The California based avocado company, Henry Avocado, issued the recall after finding positive results for the bacteria during a government inspection of the food. Who is affected by the recall? Currently as of the writing of this post, at least six

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Friday March 22nd, 2019

Going Digital: Case Management Software and Law

When imagining a law firm one might think of a large maze of offices, coffee brewing in the breakroom, and file cabinets filled with various client files and papers. While some of this is true, technology has definitely taken shape in our law firm. We’ve recently switched over to a digital case management software in

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Wednesday March 20th, 2019

Roundup Trial Moves to Second Phase

A federal jury out of San Francisco came to a decision Tuesday, deciding that glyphosate was a substantial factor in the diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a man. Glyphosate is a component used in commercial herbicide product Roundup distributed by Monsanto. What significance does this decision have? The finding means that the trial is now

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Wednesday March 20th, 2019

Ride Share Accidents: What You Should Know

In today’s world we have a multitude of ways to get around. Driving, taxis, public transportation are just some of the few modes of transportation we can use. One mode of transportation that is rapidly surpassing other forms of transportation is ride sharing. Ride sharing can be an inexpensive and easy way to get access

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Monday March 18th, 2019

$29 Million Dollar Verdict Issued in Latest J&J Talc Trial

A California woman diagnosed with mesothelioma was awarded a $29 million dollar verdict in her lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over their baby powder. Seven Losses The losses continue to stack up for Johnson & Jonson. According to a Bloomberg article, this is now the seventh loss the company has suffered in its litigation battle

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Monday March 18th, 2019

Bike Safety Tips for Spring Riding

Spring is on the horizon (Bomb Cyclone of snow aside) and with the warmer weather, many people will be looking to other modes of transportation to get to work rather than just driving. Case in point: more bicyclists on the road and the potential for more accidents. Here are some things to keep in mind

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Monday March 11th, 2019

Man Killed in Back Country Avalanche

An employee working for a backcountry skiing company died last Thursday after getting caught in an avalanche. Where did the avalanche occur? The avalanche occurred a little before 2 p.m. in Jones Pass according to an article by The Denver Channel – ABC 7. What are the factors that led to the cause of the

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Friday March 8th, 2019

Workers’ Compensation: Receiving Benefits

When you are injured on the job, the workers’ compensation process can oftentimes be a stressful and confusing process. While having legal representation can make things a lot easier (see our blog post about having legal help for a WC claim here), it is important to know what benefits you may be entitled to as

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Friday March 8th, 2019

FDA Confirms Asbestos Present in Certain Claire’s Cosmetic Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that they discovered asbestos fibers in three of Claire’s cosmetic products. How long had the FDA been looking into Claire’s? The FDA has been looking into reports about asbestos in Claire’s cosmetic products since 2017 according to an article by the Washington Post discussing the findings.

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Wednesday March 6th, 2019

Purdue Pharma Considering Filing for Bankruptcy

The pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma creators of the prescription drug OxyCotin are reportedly exploring the possibility of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to mounting legal costs, according to an article by Reuters. What would be the significance behind the filing? Filing for bankruptcy would show that the Sackler family who own Purdue Pharma, are

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Monday March 4th, 2019

Eisenhower Tunnel Temporarily Shut Down Over Crashes

Both directions of I-70 at the entrances for the Eisenhower Tunnel were shut down temporarily on Sunday after several crashes occurred. Where did the accidents occur? Colorado State Patrol (CSP) Trooper Schaefer spoke with 9News about the incident, saying that the crashes all happened inside the tunnel. Some crashes resulted in injuries, others just damage

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Friday March 1st, 2019

Over 20% Increase In Roundup Plaintiffs Since End of 2018

Since the merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto Corp. Bayer AG has seen an increase in lawsuits filed against them over products like Roundup and Ranger Pro. How many lawsuits are there currently? According to an article by Fortune, over 11,000 people have filed lawsuits against the company. At the end of 2018, Bayer AG

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Wednesday February 27th, 2019

Missouri Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect J&J Talc Cases

A recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling could affect the future of talc lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson. What was the ruling? A ruling on February 13th by the court regarding a talc case in which a non-Missouri resident was a part of, was considered to be in violation of Missouri state law in regards to

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Monday February 25th, 2019

Big Snowstorm Snarls Denver Traffic

A big snowstorm swept through Denver on Friday afternoon, continuing well into the evening. The storm left roads icy and slick causing multiple accidents and closures to occur. How many accidents were there? On Saturday morning the Denver Police Department (DPD) posted on Twitter that they had 35 crashes just that morning, as well as

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Friday February 22nd, 2019

$30 Million Dollar Verdict Awarded in Asbestos Case

A former construction site supervisor, Norris Morgan, was recently awarded a $30 million dollar verdict in California on the grounds that his exposure to asbestos caused his mesothelioma diagnosis. Where did the exposure take place? Mr. Norris came into contact with asbestos multiple times after being around transite pipe (an asbestos based cement product used

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Thursday February 21st, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Subpoenaed Over Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson announced that they have received subpoenas from both the Department of Justice (DOJ) as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in relation to the safety of their baby powder. Have there been additional requests made by the government? Yes. U.S. Senator Patty Murray from Washington State submitted her own request

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Tuesday February 19th, 2019

Bicyclist Awarded $52 Million Dollars in Landmark Case

A bicyclist who was paralyzed from the waist down after being struck by two cars has been awarded $52 million dollars, which is one of the largest Personal Injury verdicts ever issued in Colorado. How did the accident occur? From an article written by the Denver Post, the bicyclist Gary Suydam, had just gone through

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Monday February 18th, 2019

RTD Operator Fired Over Train Derailment

An RTD light rail operator has been terminated after an investigation showed the driver did not take the correct safety precautions which caused a train to derail. As a result, a passenger was ejected from a train car. When did the incident occur? The incident occurred during a heavier than usual snowstorm on January 28th,

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Friday February 15th, 2019

Science vs. the Law: A Courtroom Battle

In lawsuits involving medicines and chemical products (like Roundup), science is often at center stage of the arguments. However a big question looms over how the evidence should be presented, and what weight should it be given? How has scientific evidence been evaluated? There is a uniform level at the federal level for what qualifies

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Thursday February 14th, 2019

J&J Talc Supplier Files for Bankruptcy

A talc supplier for Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy following several billion dollar verdicts awarded to plaintiffs over claims that certain Johnson & Johnson products contain asbestos and contributed to ovarian cancer and other diseases. Who is the talc supplier? Imerys Talc America is the supplier, which is the

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Monday February 11th, 2019

Another Roundup Lawsuit Filed Against Monsanto over Cancer Claim

A man from Lander, Wyoming recently filed a lawsuit against Monsanto. Monsanto is the company behind herbicide product Roundup. The claimant is alleging that the product caused him to develop non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. What is the reasoning behind the claim? According to an article from the Casper Star-Tribune, the lawsuit claims that the plaintiff (Jace Florquist)

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Thursday February 7th, 2019

Winter Weather Frustrates Morning Commuters

Winter weather threw Denver’s morning commute into a snarl today, causing an uptick in car accidents. Icy and Slippery Yesterday’s snow storm made its way into town with overnight freezing temperatures. This left roads icy and slick. Denver Police Department reported on Twitter that they had responded to a total of 182 crashes yesterday and

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Wednesday February 6th, 2019

Key Evidence Allowed in Roundup Trial

A federal judge has allowed certain pieces of evidence considered to be “controversial” to be used in an upcoming trial involving Monsanto’s herbicide product Roundup. Controversial Evidence The evidence is thought to be disputed by Monsanto due to its portrayal of the company’s supposed attempts to influence scientific studies regarding Roundup. The company claims that

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Monday February 4th, 2019

Purdue Pharma Profited off of OxyCotin Epidemic

An article posted by PBS NewsHour is alleging that the family behind pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma made money off of the Opioid epidemic facing America. According to court documents, it was discovered that Purdue Pharma took steps to keep OxyCotin on the market. They also aggressively pushed the drug to be prescribed after knowledge that

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Friday February 1st, 2019

$41 Million Dollar Verdict Issued in Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

A jury ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania woman to the tune of $41 million dollars yesterday. The woman claimed that her pelvic mesh developed by medical device company Ethicon caused her severe discomfort and other injuries. Ethicon is a subsidiary company of Johnson & Johnson. What is a pelvic mesh? A pelvic mesh is

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Thursday January 31st, 2019

How to Begin the SSDI Application Process

Are you are interested in applying for Social Security Disability, but not sure how to go about it? Enlisting the help of an attorney can make navigating the process a lot smoother and more successful the first time applying. If you are interested in applying for benefits and are interested in having representation, here’s what

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Monday January 28th, 2019

Snowy Conditions Make for Perilous Commute

Snowy roads made for a more difficult than usual Monday morning commute today. Traffic accidents and delays were seemingly the norm today as people tried to navigate less than ideal conditions. Train Accident in Aurora A crash at South Sable and East Exposition in Aurora has sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries

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Wednesday January 23rd, 2019

Documents from OxyCotin Lawsuit Shed New Light on Case

A recent filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit against Purdue Pharma brings to light internal documents from the company that showcase the company new about the risks of OxyContin abuse for much longer than was previously thought. What is the lawsuit claiming? Massachusetts state Attorney General Maura Healy filed the lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company according

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Tuesday January 15th, 2019

New J&J Talc Trial Begins in California

Another trial regarding claims of asbestos in Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder began yesterday in California. Who is behind the new lawsuit? Terry Leavitt is bringing the lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. Ms. Leavitt came into contact with J&J baby powder as a infant, and that the powder used on her was talc mined in

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Thursday January 10th, 2019

The Importance of Having Insurance

While insurance policies can vary from amount to coverage type, these four types of insurance policies are important to consider having. As life happens so do accidents and having these types of policies can be helpful to have in your back pocket. Auto Insurance Many states (including Colorado) require that you have some form of

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Wednesday January 9th, 2019

FDA Expands Blood Pressure Medication Recall

Blood pressure medication recalls involving the ingredient valsartan have expanded once again as the FDA has reported additional recalls. When was the announcement made? The FDA made the announcement on December 31st. This announcement included a voluntary recall by Aurobinado Pharma USA, Inc. for over 80 types of blood pressure medications containing the valsartan ingredient,

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Monday January 7th, 2019

Serious Rollover Crash in Colorado Springs

Southbound I-25 in Colorado Springs had three lanes closed down for an extended period of time on Sunday due to a serious car accident that occurred as reported on by The Denver Post. How did the accident happen? According to posts on Twitter from Colorado Springs Traffic, the incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. on

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Friday January 4th, 2019

Pivotal Ruling Issued on Roundup Trial

A federal judge in San Francisco issued a ruling yesterday that could impact Roundup cases going forward. What was the ruling? U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria approved a request from Bayer AG (who is the parent company of Monsanto who distributes Roundup) to split an upcoming trial into two parts. This ruling affects the next

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Wednesday January 2nd, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Continue to Push Talc Safety Claim

Johnson & Johnson is trying to save face following the release of the Reuters report which has received widespread media attention. What was the report about? Reuters conducted an investigation which found that Johnson & Johnson knew that their talcum powder products contained trace amounts of asbestos since the 1970’s. More information regarding details of

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Saturday December 29th, 2018

$2.5 Million Dollar Risperdal Verdict Upheld

A Pennsylvania Superior Appeals Court has ruled against overturning a $2.5 million dollar verdict that was awarded to an Alabama man and his family.  The lawsuit is against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary company, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Janssen Pharmaceuticals is the pharmaceutical company behind the antipsychotic medication Risperdal. What was the basis for the lawsuit? The lawsuit

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Wednesday December 26th, 2018

Use Caution: Slip and Falls in the Snow

Even with the holidays behind us we all still may be dreaming of snow – and not be thinking about the dangers that can occur in these conditions. A slip and fall in snow or ice can cause injuries such as fractures, spine injuries, and even a Traumatic Brain Injury (also known as a TBI).

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Friday December 21st, 2018

Share Food, Not Illness: Food Safety Tips

Christmas is next week, and cooking up a storm is going to be on the mind of a lot of individuals and families. Handling food in a safe and proper way is vital to helping to minimize your chance of getting a food borne illness. Here are some food safety tips to keep in mind

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Friday December 21st, 2018

Receiving Survivor Benefits through WC

If you have recently lost a loved one due to a Workers’ Compensation injury or occupational illness, you may be entitled to receive survivors benefits through Workers’ Compensation.   Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are looking into receiving Survivor Benefits.   Eligibility: Eligibility requirements vary from state to state,

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Friday December 21st, 2018

$4.69 Billion Dollar Verdict Upheld in J&J Talc Case

Johnson & Johnson failed to persuade a Missouri trial judge to set aside a July verdict awarding a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who blamed their ovarian cancer on asbestos in the company’s Baby Powder and other talc products. The healthcare company faces thousands of lawsuits over the safety of talc in its Baby

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Tuesday December 18th, 2018

J & J Release Statement Following Reuters Report

Johnson & Johnson is taking its baby powder case to consumers. A new print and online ad will begin running this week contending “Our talc is safe” and asking people to read the scientific evidence for themselves. Marketing Defense: “Science. Not sensationalism.” That’s the ad’s headline, accompanied by a simple image of the iconic white bottle of Johnson’s

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Friday December 14th, 2018

BREAKING: Reuters Report Confirms J&J Knew About Talc

After a Reuters report was released that Johnson & Johnson company knew that its baby talcum powder was contaminated with asbestos, a known carcinogenic, shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -7.97% slid more than 11% Friday. Its slide accounted for 103 points of the Dow’s 349-point loss. Reuters said an examination of internal company memos

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Wednesday December 12th, 2018

U by Kotex Tampons Recalled over Safety Concerns

Kimberly-Clark who is the parent company behind feminine care line Kotex, has issued a  voluntary recall for their brand of U by Kotex Sleek Tampons due to product safety concerns. What is the safety concern involving the U by Kotex Tampons? Some women have had to seek medical attention after having pieces of the tampon

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Tuesday December 11th, 2018

Receiving SSDI Benefits as a Veteran

As a veteran of the armed forces, you may already know about your entitlement to receiving Veteran’s Benefits. However, you may not be aware that you can also receive Social Security Disability benefits (or SSDI for short) at the same time. Read on to find out about the benefits for receiving both SSDI and VA

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Monday December 10th, 2018

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Issues Recall for BP Meds

Pharmaceutical company Mylan Pharmaceuticals has issued a recall for three of their blood pressure medications, over a possible cancer causing ingredient present in the medication. What medications are being recalled? Valsartan pills are part of the recall for Mylan Pharmaceuticals. After being tested, the medications were found to contain small amounts of NDEA or N-nitrosodiethylamine within

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Friday December 7th, 2018

Recall Issued for Infant Ibuprofen

A recall for infant liquid ibuprofen has been issued by New Jersey based pharmaceutical company Tris Pharma Inc. The concern is over the level of concentration, that it may be higher (and possibly cause harm as a result) than is medically safe to use for infants. What type of infant ibuprofen is being recalled? The

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Friday December 7th, 2018

Beef: It’s Not What’s for Dinner

Arizona based meat company JBS Tolleson has widened the amount of beef centered for their recall.  They are recalling an additional 5.1 million pounds over salmonella contamination concerns. How long has the recall been going on? The recall began in October when the JBS Tolleson announced that it would be recalling 6.1 million pounds of

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Wednesday December 5th, 2018

Monsanto Moves to Overturn Roundup Verdict

Monsanto, the company behind the glyphosate weed killer, commonly known as “Roundup” has appealed the $78 million dollar verdict granted to a California groundskeeper according to San Francisco’s ABC affiliate  Overview:  The basis of the lawsuit surrounds the diagnosis of the California groundskeeper, Dwayne Johnson who has terminal non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Mr. Johnson attributes his cancer

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Tuesday December 4th, 2018

Colorado Woman Has Healthy Kidneys Removed

An Englewood woman is left wanting answers, after having both of her healthy kidneys removed at University of Colorado Hospital according to a Problem Solvers investigation at Fox 31 Denver. What Happened? 73-year old Linda Woolley had both of her kidneys removed in May after doctors decided based on test results she “likely had cancer.”

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Saturday December 1st, 2018

Deadly Explosion at Aurora Senior Living Community

More information has come to light on the November 16th explosion and resulting fire at a retirement facility that left an Aurora woman dead, and several others were injured. Where did the accident occur? Heather Gardens located off of East Linvale Place in Aurora is considered to be an ‘active senior’ living community according to

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Thursday November 29th, 2018

FDA Changing Medical Device Review Process

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement on Monday that they will be changing their process for medical device approval. According to an article posted by the Associated Press (AP), the reform of the process comes on the heels of a published investigative report from over 50 different news outlets and led by

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Wednesday November 28th, 2018

Is Your Teen Safe Behind the Wheel?

Getting your drivers license as a teenager can be very exciting. Having the freedom to get around without relying on others or alternative forms of transportation (like public transit) is something many teen drivers look forward to. However according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car crashes are still the leading cause of teenage

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Friday November 16th, 2018

Big Recall Issued for Jennie O Turkey Products

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has recalled turkey products linked to a salmonella outbreak. Who’s Involved: Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products after the USDA found that a sample of the products tested positive for a salmonella reading matching

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Friday November 16th, 2018

Getting Medical Help after a Car Accident

After a car accident, there are many things to consider and make decisions about. From dealing with insurance companies to handling vehicle repairs, seeking medical treatment may seem not important if you aren’t feeling any immediate effects from the collision. Here are some things to keep in mind regarding the benefits of getting medical attention

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Wednesday November 14th, 2018

Essential Steps to Take After a WC Injury

Workers’ Compensation:  Being an active member in the workforce, injuries at work can happen. If an injury does occur, the process of getting treatment and getting help with your workers’ compensation claim can be a confusing and exhausting process. Here are some essential steps to keep in mind if you experience a work injury. Who

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Tuesday November 13th, 2018

The Benefits of Having an Attorney for your SSI/SSDI Claim

What is SSI/SSDI? Social Security and Social Security Disability (also known as SSI or SSDI) are insurance programs offered by the Social Security Administration (or SSA) for those who are retired and/or in need of financial assistance due to disability that prevents them from working. Despite the many benefits these programs offer, the process to

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Friday November 9th, 2018

Duncan Hines Cake Mix Pulled Over Salmonella Fears

Due to an FDA investigation over a possible salmonella outbreak, food manufacturer ConAgra Foods announced it would be pulling certain types of their Duncan Hines cake mix brand, after the bacterium salmonella was found to be present in their White Cake mix. According to an article posted online by USA Today, ConAgra is pulling 2.4

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Thursday November 8th, 2018

Stryker Announces Settlement over Hip Devices

According to an article posted by Mass Device, Stryker, a Medical Device and Equipment Manufacturing Company has reached a settlement in regards to multi district litigation (also known as MDL’s) filed over complications with the company’s hip replacement devices.  Judge Indira Talwani in Massachusetts who is presiding over one of the MDL’s announced that   stayed

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Monday October 29th, 2018

Honda Continues Takata Recall

Japanese car manufacturer Honda is continuing its recall of almost 1.4 million Honda and Acura cars, in order to fix the malfunctioning Takata airbags. This current recall is the fourth part of the recall that was issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) back in 2016. Honda announced it would be moving ahead

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Friday October 26th, 2018

Risperdal Update: J & J Offers Another Settlement

Pharmaceutical company Johnson and Johnson (J&J) offered another settlement in one of the latest Risperdal lawsuits that was to be heard at trial in just a few days. According to an article posted by FiercePharma, the case involved a family from Mississippi in which the plaintiff, a young boy, was prescribed Risperdal after being given

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Wednesday October 24th, 2018

Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know

For many of us, wanting to give the best care to our elderly parents and relatives is something we strive for. Due to the commitment and level of care needed, a nursing home can provide a sense of relief and security. However, even these types of facilities can be found to give neglectful or even

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Monday October 22nd, 2018

Oxycotin Manufacturer Hit with Lawsuit by CO AG

According to the Denver Post and other news outlets, the State of Colorado is just another one of the latest states to file a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, who is the pharmaceutical company behind the potent prescription painkiller Oxycotin. The lawsuit was filed on the grounds that the company has violated state consumer protection law.

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Monday October 22nd, 2018

Car Crashes on the Rise with Marijuana Legalization

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the probable cause of a crash that killed 12 people on a church bus near Concan, Texas, in March 2017 was that the 20-year-old man whose truck hit the bus was under the influence of marijuana and a sedative. In its report, the board says there has been

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Friday October 19th, 2018

Is Your Car Winter Ready?

Fall is upon us in Colorado, and with the leaves falling and temperatures dropping that can mean only one thing: Winter is coming. With winter right around the corner, it’s important to make sure you (and your car) are prepared for the changing conditions. Just last year it was reported by the Colorado Department of

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Thursday October 18th, 2018

A Hidden Secret of Asbestos Exposure

What is asbestos? Asbestos are types of silicate minerals which when the fibers are inhaled, they stick and form a protective layer in the lungs. These fibers remain in the lungs for years and eventually create cancer cells where it goes undetected often for several years. Who is most at risk? While asbestos has mainly

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Monday October 15th, 2018

Changes to Xarelto’s Label are Not Enough

Despite facing multiple lawsuits over patient’s experiences with heavy and sometimes fatal bleeding problems, Xarelto’s label still lags behind in giving patients a sufficient safety warning regarding the use of the medication.  The label was modified in June of 2018 to let medical providers know about a FDA approved agent called AndexXA which is intended

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Wednesday October 10th, 2018

General Mills Changing up Nature Valley Advertising

General Mills announced in August of 2018 they will be removing the “Made With 100% Natural Whole Grain Oats” tagline from its line of Nature Valley granola bars, due to a settlement of a lawsuit filed against them over the claim that glyphosate was found in their products. Three consumer groups filed the suit after

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Tuesday October 9th, 2018

LaCroix Faces Lawsuit Over Insecticide Claims

The makers of the wildly popular sparkling water LaCroix, which has become a phenomenon over the past year, were hit with a lawsuit alleging the beverage contains “non-natural flavorings,” including an ingredient said to be used as a “cockroach insecticide.” The lawsuit, which is seeking class action status, was filed in Cook County, Illinois, against

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Thursday October 4th, 2018

Massive Beef Recall Issued over Salmonella Concerns

More than 6.5 million pounds of beef products are being recalled nationwide due to a salmonella outbreak, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The beef, which was produced by JBS Tolleson, includes “various raw, non-intact beef products,” the USDA said in a press release issued Thursday. The beef was packaged

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Friday September 21st, 2018

Colorado Meat Recall: What You Need to Know

What is the basis for the recall? Who is involved? Cargill Meat Solutions, a meat packer based out of Fort Morgan Colorado announced yesterday it is recalling over 132,000 pounds (about 66.3 tons) of ground beef due to it being contaminated with E. Coli bacterium. The ground beef has already been linked to the death

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Thursday September 20th, 2018

Recall Underway for Colorado Meatpacker

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after a suspected E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17, officials said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan on June

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Monday September 17th, 2018

$28 Million in Damages Requested in J&J Talc Case

LOS ANGELES – The attorney for plaintiff Carolyn Weirick during closing arguments asked a jury for $28 million in damages for his client over allegations that Johnson & Johnson Baby Power caused her to develop asbestos-related disease mesothelioma. The defendant contends there was no asbestos in Weirick’s baby powder and her disease was a spontaneously

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Monday September 17th, 2018

Roundup Attorneys Allowed to Stay on Case after Snafu

  The federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over whether Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer causes cancer is allowing a law firm that won a landmark California state court verdict to remain on the plaintiffs leadership team in the consolidated federal cases. Over objections from Monsanto’s lawyer, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California said at a hearing

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Thursday September 6th, 2018

Jimmy John’s Hit With Salmonella Lawsuit

What are the details of the lawsuit? The fast food franchise Jimmy John’s has been served with a lawsuit over a salmonella outbreak according an article posted by Verdict Food Service. The outbreak began in late December of 2017 and continued through early January 2018 as reported by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and

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Thursday August 30th, 2018

Valsartran Recall Expanded by FDA

According to a CNN article, the FDA announced Monday that they would be increasing their recall list of heart medications that contain the ingredient valsartran. Valsartran is a chemical widely used in medications that treat issues such as heart failure or blood pressure problems. It has been discovered recently however that some medications containing valsartran,

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Monday August 27th, 2018

New $4.69B Dollar Verdict Announced in J&J Talc Case

Article originally posted by Law360 author Daniel Siegal below: Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder contained asbestos and gave cancer to 22 women, a St. Louis jury held Thursday, slamming the company with $550 million in compensatory damages plus $4.14 billion in punitive damages. In the latest trial over the alleged talcum powder-cancer link, the St.

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Wednesday August 22nd, 2018

J & J Talc Cases Hit $117 Million in New Jersey

Article posted by Law360 author Bill Wichert below: Law360 (August 21, 2018, 3:08 PM EDT) — Levy Konigsberg LLP and Kazan McClain Satterley & Greenwood this year notched New Jersey state trial victories totaling $117 million in damages against Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier by wielding internal company documents to back up a devastating claim — its talcum powder contained

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Tuesday August 21st, 2018

Tasigna – New Lawsuit Filed Over Heart Issues

Novartis AG, the Swiss based pharmaceutical company who is the developer of Tasigna, an oral chemotherapy drug designed to treat Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, has been hit with another lawsuit over its failure to warn users of the product about the risk of developing arteriosclerosis issues. Arteriosclerosis is a condition which causes the arteries in the

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Tuesday August 14th, 2018

Roundup Trial Nets $289 Million Dollar Verdict

One of the first trials brought against Monsanto Corporation (now owned by German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG) over their product Roundup, a herbicide, has resulted in a $289 million dollar verdict for the plaintiff Dewayne Johnson. Mr. Johnson, a groundskeeper for a school in California was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2014. Despite receiving chemotherapy

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Friday August 10th, 2018

Taxotere and Hair Loss: A Serious Issue

What is Taxotere? Taxtore (also known by its generic name docetaxel) is a type of chemotherapy drug that has been used to treat breast cancer as well as other types of cancer. The drug is given in an IV form and is a part of the taxanes family. What is the risk of using it?

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Friday August 10th, 2018

Risperdal – The Risks You Need to Know

What is Risperdal? Risperdal (known by its generic name risperidone) is an antipsychotic medication developed by pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson that is used to treat patients diagnosed with schizophrenia, as well as certain issues due to bipolar disorder.  What are the reported side effects? It has been found to be associated with gynecomastia in

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Wednesday August 8th, 2018

Bayer AG Receive Backlash over Essure Device

From an online newsletter posted by NeuralLit, it was announced that pharmaceutical company Bayer AG have been under recent criticism over medical complications and complaints surrounding the birth control implant device, Essure. In addition to the complications it was found that Bayer had monetarily compensated thousands of physicians, in exchange for the doctors recommending Essure

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Friday August 3rd, 2018

About Trucking Accidents

What is the difference between a regular motor vehicle accident and a trucking accident? When dealing with a trucking case in comparison to other car accident cases, the differences are big. Having knowledge and understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, as well as insurance coverage, and the access to uncover both transcribed and

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Tuesday July 31st, 2018

Zofran – May Lead to Birth Defects

What is Zofran? Zofran (also known by its generic name ondansetron) is a drug used to combat the symptoms of nausea that patients can experience while undergoing chemotherapy or after surgery. How Does it Work? The drug impedes serotonin in certain parts of the brain that can prompt nausea and vomiting. Who is Responsible? Created

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Monday July 30th, 2018

Proton Pump Inhibitors: Helpful or Hurtful?

What are Proton Pump Inhibitors? Proton pump Inhibitors (also known as PPI’s) are a type of medication used for managing or controlling acid-related disorders that affect the upper GI tract. These disorders can cause ulcers, as well as gastrointestinal disorders. The medication is available both in prescription format, as well as an over-the-counter pill. What

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Friday July 27th, 2018

Is Using Invokana Worth the Risk?

What is Invokana? Invokana (also known by its generic name canagliflozin) is a SGLT2 Inhibitor medication that is used in adult patients who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. The drug was developed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals which is a subdivision of parent company Johnson & Johnson. What does Invokana Do? According to information from

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Thursday July 26th, 2018

Takata Airbags Recalled Due to Defects

Takata Airbag Flaws – Which Manufacturers? One of the largest automotive recalls in recent history is due to the flawed Takata airbags. These airbags were installed in millions of vehicles by numerous car manufacturers. These manufacturers include BMW, Ford, GM (General Motors), Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Chrysler, Toyota, Daimler Trucks, Honda, and Subaru. Why are they

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Wednesday July 25th, 2018

Goldfish Crackers Recalled over Salmonella Worries

Popular Snack Recall Commercial bakery Pepperidge Farm, a subdivision of the Campbell Soup Company, announced a voluntary recall of their popular snack item Goldfish Crackers due to concerns over salmonella. Which Snacks? The company stated it would pull four specific varieties of the snack from the shelves:  Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Flavor Blasted Sour Cream &

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Tuesday July 24th, 2018

Think Before You Zip – Zip Line Dangers

What is Zip Lining? Zip Line tours and courses are quickly becoming a popular outdoor activity that people of all ages can participate in. Zip Lining involves a series of wooden platforms in which participants move or ‘zip’ to the next platform while in a rock climbing harness that is attached to a cable rope.

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Friday July 20th, 2018

Serious Problems with Metal-on-Metal Hip Devices

Metal Hip Implants The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently looking into metal-on-metal hip devices used in hip replacement surgeries. The review comes on the heels of numerous complaints arising from patients who receive them. The issues that are being reported involve loosening of the device, metallosis (metal debris buildup in the soft tissue

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Tuesday July 17th, 2018

Breaking: Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Cancer

Certain Blood Pressure Medications Recalled The ingredient named Valsartan includes nitrosodimethylamine, which is a known cancer causing agent that is found in certain blood pressure medications. Three companies were asked by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to recall their blood pressure medications which include valtsartan. These companies are Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare and Teva Pharmaceuticals

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Monday July 16th, 2018

Hip Device by Stryker Recalled

Medical Technology Company, Stryker Corporation, Recall Their LFIT Anatomic CoCrV40 Femoral Head has been recalled due to a significant rate of failures and complications with its use in patients who receive the device during hip replacement surgery. The recall is considered to be a Class II hip device recall according to the Food and Drug Administration

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Friday July 13th, 2018

Costly Verdict Announced in Johnson & Johnson Case

A major verdict was announced Thursday, July 12th for a class-action lawsuit brought against product manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. The jury awarded $4.14 billion dollars of punitive damages and $550 million dollars in actual damages to 22 plaintiffs. Cost breakdown shows that each of the plaintiffs would receive about $25 million in regards to the actual damages.

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Friday July 13th, 2018

Multiple Injuries after School Bus Crash in Weld County

Weld County Accident A school bus crash involving a Greeley-Evans School District bus and a 2015 Ford pickup truck resulted in injuries late Thursday afternoon in Weld County. Approximately 36 people were on board, with about 20 or so high school students and 1 adult were taken to various hospitals for treatment for minor to

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Wednesday July 11th, 2018

Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-70 – Investigation Underway

Multi-Vehicle Crash A multi-vehicle crash involving several vehicles and two semi-trucks caused the eastbound lane of Interstate 70 in Colorado to close yesterday, July 10th at around 5:55p.m. The crash occurred near the West Colfax Avenue interchange in Jefferson County according to Colorado State Patrol. Traffic as a result was diverted off the highway with

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Tuesday July 10th, 2018

Xarelto Lawsuits

Another lawsuit due to medical injuries caused by the blood thinner medication Xarelto was filed in April of 2018 in Philadelphia resulting in a $28 million settlement.  Although the verdict was overturned, multiple lawsuits have since been filed and are set to be heard in the federal court of Louisiana against the pharmaceutical company Janssen Pharmaceuticals

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Tuesday July 10th, 2018

Toxic Exposure – Mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that commonly affects the lining of the lungs or the chest wall. The primary factor in causing mesothelioma is contact with asbestos which are types of silicate minerals. When the asbestos fibers are inhaled, they stick a protective layer in the lungs. These fibers remain in

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Wednesday December 27th, 2017

Claire’s Makeup Testing Positive for Asbestos

A mother in Rhode Island recently submitted makeup she bought for her 6 year old daughter to an independent lab for testing. The lab, Scientific Analytical Institute, is the same lab that found asbestos in the makeup sold at the retail store Justice. Claire’s has pulled at least 17 products off of their shelves while they

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Thursday December 21st, 2017

9 People Injured after Shuttle Bus Roll Over near DIA

Nine people were taken to hospitals after an airport shuttle bus rolled over near Denver International Airport on Monday, the Denver Police Department said. The shuttle from “The Parking Spot” rolled over in the area of Pena Boulevard and 78th Avenue about 2 p.m. The crash caused traffic delays while it was under investigation. At

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Tuesday May 30th, 2017

Serious Or Repeated Episodes Of Vertigo Caused By Dexilant

Dexilant (dexlansoprazole delayed-release capsule) and Dexilant Solutab are prescription drugs manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. Dexilant and Dexilant Solutab are in a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI). Dexilant is approved for the following indications in patients 12 years of age or older: • Healing of all grades of erosive esophagitis

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Friday May 26th, 2017

Explosion near Firestone caused by oil tank battery

Photo courtesy of Mountain View Fire Rescue Local officials in Weld County are investigation the cause of an explosion in Mead, not far from the fatal explosion that claimed two lives in Firestone earlier this year. An oil tank battery owned by Anadarko may have been being maintained when it suddenly caught flame and created

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Friday May 26th, 2017

Pockets of methane gas detected near Firestone homes

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation shared their findings of the trapped methane pockets on Thursday. In a private presentation by the Oak Meadows Homeowners Association, the COCG presented the photo showing areas with methane gas trapped underneath homes as well as red lines marking abandoned flow lines. One of the abandoned gas flow lines

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Thursday May 25th, 2017

Xeralto Trial Set for May 30th 2017

Our partners are preparing for the nation’s first trials involving the blood thinning medication Xarelto. The two trials, set for April 24, 2017, and May 30, 2017, in New Orleans, will be the first “bellwether” trials in the multidistrict litigation (MDL). The MDL is pending before U.S. District Court Judge Eldon Fallon of the United

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Monday May 15th, 2017

Lawsuits being filed after fatal home explosion in Firestone

This will not be a class action lawsuit but will involve at least 10 other individual suits. Named defendants include Anadarko Petroleum, Noble Energy, Inc., and Hearth at Oak Meadows. It is currently believed that Anadarko and Noble are currently or have been producers responsible for gas wells which are near the residence mentioned in

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Friday May 12th, 2017

Firestone Lawsuits

Attorneys representing people living in the Firestone neighborhood where a home exploded last month will be filing the first of several lawsuits in court on Friday, Denver7 has learned. Attorneys say the first suit, and dozens more which are expected, will name Anadarko Petroleum, Mobile Energy, the Oak Meadows housing developer, and possibly more as the

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Monday May 8th, 2017

Firestone: Why did it take a fatal explosion to spur action?

For years, they’ve known leaking underground pipes carrying oil, gas and processing waste regularly contaminate soil and water and potentially threaten thousands of people around the state, records show. Now, the home explosion that killed Mike Martinez and Joey Irwin and left Erin Martinez traumatically burned has Gov. John Hickenlooper and other officials questioning whether,

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Friday May 5th, 2017

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Friday May 5th, 2017

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to pay over: $110 Million to Victim

The verdict in state court in St. Louis was the largest so far to arise out of about 2,400 lawsuits accusing J&J of not adequately warning consumers about the cancer risks of talc-based products, including its well-known Johnson’s Baby Powder. Many of those lawsuits are pending in St. Louis, where the J&J has faced four

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Friday May 5th, 2017

Home Explosion in Firestone, Colorado

Fire investigators found a 1-inch diameter black plastic pipeline running from an Anadarko Petroleum well near the house that had been cut when a tank battery was moved before the Oak Meadows subdivision was built, Poszywak said. That pipeline leaked the gas from a point 6 feet from the southeast corner of the house at

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Monday May 1st, 2017

Talcum Powder Litigation Update

In early February 2017, our partners returned to St. Louis to begin their fourth talcum powder trial, which was a “Defense pick.” Our Plaintiff in the case was Nora Daniels, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in May 2013 after having used Johnson and Johnson talcum powder products for more than 30 years. On March

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Monday February 13th, 2017

J&J Hid Talc Baby Powder Cancer Risks

An Article by Law360, Los Angeles (October 4, 2016, 6:59 PM EDT) — A woman who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder on her genitals urged a Missouri jury Tuesday to find J&J liable for her ailment, saying the company has known for years about the product’s cancer link but

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Friday December 2nd, 2016

Third J&J Hip Implant Bellwether Delivers $1B Verdict

A Texas federal jury on Thursday found Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. unit liable for more than $1.04 billion in a six-plaintiff bellwether trial targeting metal-shedding artificial hips that are part of its Pinnacle line, dwarfing the $150 million verdict J&J is on the hook for after a previous bellwether. After a two-month trial that closed Nov.

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Wednesday February 3rd, 2016

Swedish Medical Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hep B, and Hep C

Denver, Colorado – It is believed that about 2,900 patients that underwent surgery at Swedish Medical Center from August 17th, 2015 to January 22nd, 2016 are receiving notices that they should undergo emergency testing for HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. This notice stems from a current investigation into a former surgical technician that worked

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Thursday November 5th, 2015

Steep Fines for Breaking the I-70 Chain Law

If you plan on traveling through Interstate 70 this winter season, CDOT will be enforcing traction and passenger vehicle chain laws. Drivers traveling through I-70 will be required to have snow tires, tires made for mud/snow or a four-wheel drive vehicle. The driver must also have the minimum of one-eight inch tread. You may face

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Tuesday October 27th, 2015

Colorado Hit and Run Accidents

Every month three people will die when involved in a hit-and-run accident in Colorado. At least one person is hurt in a hit-and-run accident every day. 1 out of 5 drivers leave the scene of an accident in Colorado. What happens when the driver who hurt you or your loved one leaves the scene of

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Wednesday October 14th, 2015

Winter Driving Tips

A report from NOAA claims there is currently a 95% chance that a powerful El Nino storm will impact us throughout the winter 2015-2016 and will gradually diminish through spring 2016. We’d like to share some Winter Driving Tips and Tricks for what Meteorologists across Colorado are predicting to be a heavier-than-normal snow season. Make

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Thursday September 3rd, 2015

The Importance of Car Insurance

UM/UIM AND Med Pay When buying car insurance many people are concerned with saving money. Insurance companies advertising campaigns are based on how much money you can save if you switch. But, are you really saving if you pay less for your car insurance? In Colorado drivers are only required to carry $25,000 per person

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Tuesday May 21st, 2019

Bayer AG Suffers Losses as Roundup Verdicts Grow

Bayer AG has experienced significant financial losses after the company has been hit with several large verdicts involving the weed killer Roundup. Health Concerns about Roundup Cause Profits to Tank With the most recent Roundup jury verdict exceeding $2 billion dollars, Bayer AG has seen their market value decrease to new low levels not seen

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Monday May 20th, 2019

Next Roundup Trial Set to Be Heard In St. Louis

Another trial is set to begin in August with a plaintiff suing Monsanto claiming that her use Roundup caused her to develop non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Roundup Lawsuits From California to St. Louis One major difference with this upcoming trial is that it will be held in St. Louis, Missouri rather than in California where all three

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Friday May 17th, 2019

Bayer Risking It All for Monsanto Roundup

Bayer AG who owns Monsanto Corp is considering a unique legal strategy in light of a $2 billion dollar verdict that was recently awarded to the plaintiffs of a Roundup lawsuit (get more info on the Roundup Lawsuit Verdict here). The plaintiffs brought the case against Monsanto Roundup after both were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

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