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$3M Jury Verdict Against GSK in Landmark Paxil Suicide Case

April 20, 2017, Chicago, Illinois - - A federal jury has sided with the widow of a deceased Chicago attorney in her generic Paxil suicide lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), ordering the pharmaceutical giant to pay $3 million. The jury verdict resolves allegations in the trial of Dolin v. Smithkline Beecham [...]

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations Following Baltimore MTA Bus Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its safety recommendations following a November 2016 Baltimore MTA bus and school bus crash that took six lives and injured 11 more people. The agency's report focuses on the Baltimore City Public Schools transportation department and urges the department to examine its [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Bus News|

New Study Links Glyphosate to Pregnancy Problems

Preliminary results from a new study show that exposure to glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, which has already been linked to cancer, may also be linked to pregnancy problems. Researchers involved with the study say they have tested and tracked 69 mothers and found that the [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Saranac Truck Crash is First Fatal Crash at Dangerous Intersection

A truck crash involving two semi-trucks and a pickup truck near Saranac, Michigan, has left one man dead and sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries. Although crashes are common at the intersection where the accident occurred, this is the first fatal truck crash. Two Semis and a [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Truck News|

Monsanto and Others Working to Discredit and Defund IARC

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a world authority in cancer research, is under siege by Monsanto and others in the chemical industry, as well as pro-industry Republican lawmakers. This push comes after IARC found glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, to be a probable [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Settlement Announced in Home Depot TBI Lawsuit

A settlement has reportedly been reached in a Home Depot TBI lawsuit that alleged a man suffered a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI) while shopping in a California Home Depot. The settlement was announced shortly after the plaintiff asked the state court to award $50 million in damages as compensation [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|TBI News|

West Oakland Building Fire Kills Four

A West Oakland building fire has killed four people, just months after the devastating Ghost Ship fire in the same city killed 36. Fire officials had cited the building involved in the West Oakland fire as having serious code violations, but action didn't come quickly enough for the four people [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Building Collapse News|

Big Rig Driver Charged with DUI After San Rafael Truck Crash

A semi-truck driver in San Rafael, California was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he crashed his vehicle, blocking three lanes of traffic, and was then found to be five times over the legal limit for alcohol. Two other semi-truck crashes—one that left a motorcyclist dead and another that engulfed a [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Truck News|