Bayer to Discontinue Problematic Essure Birth Control Implants

A lengthy campaign by health advocates and thousands of women to remove Bayer’s birth control method Essure has proven successful. Bayer announced this past July that they would discontinue sales of Essure by the end of the year. The implant has caused a myriad of problems for scores of women. The subject of an estimated 16,000 Essure lawsuits or claims … Read More

$289 Million Verdict Awarded in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

Dewayne Johnson was awarded $289 million in a lawsuit that claimed Monsanto’s popular weedkiller, Roundup, gave him terminal cancer. More than 800 patients have filed lawsuits against Monsanto claiming Roundup gave them cancer. Johnson’s case was the first to go to trial after doctors feared that he would not live to hear the verdict. Johnson testified that he applied Roundup … Read More