EPA’s Own Scientists mistrust EPA’s assessments of chemicals
The Environmental Protection Agency’s own scientists mistrust the EPA’s assessments of chemicals (such as those found in pesticides like chlorpyrifos). A majority of U.S. EPA scientists say they don’t trust the agency’s senior leaders.
Texas Winter Storm Deaths trigger ERCOT Lawsuit
After an 11-year-old boy and a 95-year-old man froze to death during Texas winter storm, their families moved to hold the state's main grid operator accountable. The families are suing the Electric Reliability Council
Business Interruption Claims against Society Insurance move to trial, rules U.S. District Judge 
Business interruption claims against Society can move forward to trial, ruled U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang. Filed on Feb. 22, 2021, the judge's opinion addresses and denies Society’s motion to dismiss several business
EPA proposes new Chlorpyrifos Pesticide measures
EPA plan could reduce health risks of toxic pesticide The EPA now proposes new pesticide measures. The EPA has unveiled an apparent plan to keep the insecticide chlorpyrifos on the US market, but with
Penumbra recalls Catheters for increased Risk of Death and Injury
FDA sends Urgent Letter to Health Care Providers The U.S. FDA alerted healthcare providers in December 2020 that Penumbra issued an urgent recall of all configurations of the Penumbra JET 7 Reperfusion Catheter with
Baby Foods contain Toxic Heavy Metals. FDA failed to warn of risk.
Gerber, Beech-Nut, HappyBABY, Earth’s Best Organic baby foods contain arsenic, lead, cadmium, mercury A recent House report found many baby food products made by the country’s biggest baby food makers contain significant levels of toxic
Deadlines loom for Covid-19 Business Interruption Claims
Deadlines loom for filing Covid-19 business interruption claims. Most policies feature a deadline to file claims. Individual deadlines depend on policy language and the unique facts of each case. But one fact applies to
Two brothers allege sex abuse by Rev. Michael Pfleger
(Jan. 27, 2021) A 61-year-old Texas man and his 63-year-old brother have accused a famous Catholic priest of clergy sex abuse. The younger brother filed a lawsuit complaint in Jan. 2021 which alleges that
Judges dismiss most Covid-19 Business Interruption Lawsuits as fight continues
The Insurance Journal reported last month that judges have dismissed more than four times as many Covid-19 business-interruption lawsuits as they’ve allowed to move forward. The Insurance Journal reported the analysis from the University
Monsanto pesticide continues to poison millions
Monsanto is a company with a gift that keeps on giving this holiday season. Its flagship product – the pesticide glyphosate – continues to poison millions of people, animals, and plants. Roundup’s best known
ViacomCBS Sues Over Covid-19 Coverage Denial
Last week in California federal court, ViacomCBS sued over Covid-19 Coverage Denial. The mainstream media giant alleges Great Divide Insurance Co. reneged on its coverage agreement by refusing to cover business losses.  The Covid-19
Zantac Defendants claim FDA Relationship Protects them from Liability
Zantac makers pleaded in court this week that their relationship with the FDA protects them from liability. More specifically, the embattled drug makers and distributors of Zantac argued that any liability claims against them
Catholic Priest sues Vatican as McCarrick Scandal Grows
A current Catholic priest is among four accusers who have filed a new sex abuse lawsuit against the Vatican this week. The filing marks the first time an active clergy member has sued the
Lawsuit seeks Justice for Calif. Family harmed by Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continues to ignore its own scientists’ chlorpyrifos findings, several lawsuits against the pesticide’s maker are being filed in central California. On of the first of these lawsuits was
Stryker Blood Clot Device recalled after death and injuries
(Jan. 7, 2021) Stryker Neurovascular has recalled a stroke device that could cause serious injuries or death. Stryker reported that it has received reports of one death and 11 injuries related to the device.