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August 2018

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RoundUp Tort
August 15, 2018

How to Find Out If Roundup Caused Your Cancer Diagnosis

At present, science is sharply divided on whether glyphosate — an herbicide found in Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller — is carcinogenic and cancerous to humans. The World Health Organization found in 2015, for example, that glyphosate is a likely carcinogen, but the Environmental Protection Agency opined in 2017 that the herbicide is likely not carcinogenic. Despite the uncertainty in the scientific community, thousands…
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RoundUp Tort
August 14, 2018

Bayer Stock Takes Significant Hit After Nearly $300 Million Roundup Cancer Verdict

Bayer's stock has slumped significantly in the aftermath of a historic verdict that saw a California jury award $289 million to a groundskeeper who argued that his terminal cancer was caused by Roundup. On Monday, August 13th, the company's stock slumped more than 10 percent in trading just months after Bayer acquired Monsanto, the company who makes the popular Roundup…
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August 10, 2018

Los Angeles Traffic Congestion Is a Leading Cause of Deadly Accidents

When discussing the reasons for deadly car accidents and serious injuries, drunk driving is often discussed as a leading safety issue on the road. This is rightly the case given the harm these accidents cause. In Los Angeles, we also know that hit-and-run accidents have been a particular scourge on the Los Angeles community, with the Los Angeles Times describing…
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Auto Accident Lawyer
August 10, 2018

California Supreme Court Set to Decide on Police Liability in Pursuit Collisions

In a high-profile car accident in Gardena approximately three years ago, a police officer was in pursuit of pickup truck whose driver was suspected to have stolen phones at gunpoint. The high-stakes pursuit occurred near midnight in the industrial neighborhood, an area where there is relatively little traffic. Even so, just a minute or so into the pursuit, the police officer…
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Aviation Accident Lawyer
August 10, 2018

Plane Crashes Into Car in Orange County Parking Lot, Killing Everyone on Board in Horrific Accident

When one thinks of the typical accident involving a car, it is fair to say that the typical scenario imagined is one involving another car. Far less often, but certainly far from unheard of, a car accident will involve pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists and similarly tragic fact patterns. However, it is almost unheard of that a car crash will involve a…
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Uber/Lyft Accidents
August 10, 2018

Startup Aims to Take Over Self-Driving Truck Vacuum Left by Uber’s Departure

In recent months, Uber chose to abandon their self-driving trucks division. This decision comes after a wake of negative publicity stemming from a high-profile self-driving car death in Arizona, even though Uber had laid out an ambitious vision for the future of self-driving trucks. Interestingly, the New York Times wrote a profile piece highlighting Uber's self-driving trucks that were hitting Arizona highways…