UK Launches Inquiry into Contaminated Blood Scandal

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May announced yesterday that her nation’s government will conduct an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal that killed an estimated 2,400 people in the country and left countless others terminally ill. The scandal dates back to the late 1970s and early 1980s when hemophilia patients [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Blog, Michael L. Baum, Top Stories|

Mississippi KC-130T Plane Crash Kills 16

A Mississippi KC-130T Hercules crashed has killing 16 people, including 15 Marines and one Navy corpsman. The crash occurred around 4:00 p.m. CST on Monday, July 10, when a U.S. the military refueling tanker crashed into a soybean field in Mississippi. U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina where the [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Blog, Timothy A. Loranger, Top Stories|

New SFO Asiana Crash Footage Appears on YouTube

Four years ago, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed on final approach to land at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The Asiana crash and subsequent rescue response killed three teenage girls and left over 180 others with injuries. New video footage of the incident surfaced today on YouTube, showing a zoomed in [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|A. Ilyas Akbari, Blog, Ronald L. M. Goldman, Top Stories|

Monsanto Called Out for ‘Flimsy’ Jurisdiction Theories in Roundup Cancer Case

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria granted a group of  California Plaintiffs’ motion to return their Roundup lawsuit against Monsanto  to state court in Alameda County Superior Court. Monsanto  had sought to keep the case in federal court. In his ruling on Wednesday, Judge Chhabria granted lead Plaintiff Loretta Pennie’s bid [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

States Make Plans for $2.7 Billion Volkswagen Environmental Settlement

In the wake of an emissions scandal that cost Volkswagen billions of dollars, states that received a share of the $2.7 Billion Volkswagen environmental settlement are now determining how to spend their money. VW faced sanctions for using "defeat devices" on its diesel cars, so the vehicles would appear to [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Blog, Consumer Lawsuits / Class Action News, Top Stories|

Prospect Mortgage to Pay Over $4 Million to Resolve Mortgage Fraud Allegations

Prospect Mortgage LLC agreed to pay $4.157 million to settle allegations that the company committed mortgage fraud by underwriting loans that failed to meet Federal Housing Administration (FHA) requirements. The U.S. Justice Department announced the settlement agreement on Monday. The allegations stem from Prospect’s participation in the Direct Endorsement Lender [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Blog, Top Stories, Whistleblower News|

Flemish Government Approves Belgium Glyphosate Ban for Individuals

The Flemish government approved a decree to prohibit the individual use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. The glyphosate ban decree was agreed to at the end of last week and will now be taken up by the Council of State. As of now, it is [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

At Least 18 Dead in German Bus Crash

A tour bus carrying 46 passengers and two drivers collided with a tractor trailer and burst into flames in southeast Germany early Monday morning. The fatal German bus crash was reported at around 7:00 a.m. local time on the A9 highway near Stammbach. At least 18 people were killed in [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Blog, Bus News, Top Stories|

Harlem Train Derailment Injures Over 30 Subway Passengers

A Harlem train derailment at around 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, injured at least 30 people and resulted in the evacuation of hundreds of passengers. Shortly after the subway train crashed, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) said the accident was likely caused by human error. At least two MTA [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Blog, Top Stories, Train News|

Attorneys Will Continue Missouri Talcum Powder Lawsuits Despite SCOTUS Ruling

Attorneys representing victims in Missouri talcum powder lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson say they will continue their efforts to keep cases in the state, despite a Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruling that stalled the most recent talc case in St. Louis Circuit Court. Last week, SCOTUS issued [...]