When you make a valid claim but your insurance company does not pay the benefits promised in your policy, there are ways to encourage the insurance company to settle. Insurance companies exist primarily to make a profit. They want to take in premiums, but generally pay out as little in claims as possible. Therefore, they […]
ROUNDUP CASES-WARNING Hardeman v. Monsanto Co., 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 14344; ___ F.3d ___; 2021 WL 1940550 (May 14, 2021) (R. Nelson, C.J.) What happened here is that the jury returned a verdict for $5,267,634.10 in compensatory, and $75 million in punitive damages. The district court reduced the jury’s punitive damage aware to only $20 […]
Roundup Verdict in California and Future Lawsuits Roundup is a product commonly used by homeowners and commercial landscapers to kill weeds, but it has also been accused of killing people. Multiple lawsuits have been filed in recent years contending that Roundup (or glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup) is “dangerous to human health, unfit and […]
Setting off fireworks can be fun and exciting, but it can also be dangerous, and a new Pennsylvania law that went into effect October 30, 2017, makes it even more so. The law broadened the legal use of fireworks and slapped a new 12 percent tax on those purchases. The tax will help plug the […]
You may not know it, but your home could be dangerous to your health. Radon, a colorless, odorless, tasteless, radioactive gas produced during the natural decay of uranium in rock and soil, may be present in your home in an amount that can potentially lead to lung cancer.
Walking can be dangerous to your health — especially when you or someone else is not paying attention. Walkers who are distracted, usually because they are making calls or texting on mobile phones, have suffered cuts and bruises, sustained serious head injuries or even been killed. They are particularly vulnerable when walking in urban areas, crossing […]