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Mesothelioma Treatment, Mesothelioma Clinical Trial

Mesothelioma Treatment Update: New Combo Therapy Improves Patient Outcome; Open Clinical Trials

June 29th, 2018: A new study published June 2018 in the Lancet’s Respiratory Medicine journal found a new combination therapy that improved patient outcome compared to standard chemotherapy treatment. Combination Treatment for Mesothelioma The study paired durvalumab (Imfinzi) and tremelimumab in combination, and compared the results to standard modern chemotherapy treatment for mesothelioma. The median… Read More

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Judge Allows Evidence Monsanto Hid Roundup Lymphoma Risks

Dewayne Johnson was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) and he is suing Monsanto over whether Roundup caused his cancer. Johnson claims Monsanto knew of the risks and hid them from the EPA and consumers, and now the judge has ordered these claims can be presented at trial: Johnson has carried his burden of producing evidence that… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Mesothelioma – $117 Million Verdict

April 11, 2018: Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and co-defendant Imerys were ordered to pay $117 million after losing a trial in New Jersey regarding asbestos contaminated baby powder and talcum powder products. The plaintiff was awarded $37 million in damages by the New Jersey jury. An additional $80 million in punitive damages was awarded today by… Read More

California North Bay Fire Cases Coordinated in San Francisco

January 4th, 2018 – The Honorable Curits E.A. Karnow, Superior Court Judge for the County of San Francisco, ordered that the North Bay wildfire cases be coordinated together.  This will include cases filed by Levin Simes on behalf of victims affected by the Northern California wildfires. What are the advantages of having the cases coordinated in… Read More