12 July, 2017

What You Need to Know About Roundup and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

By | July 12th, 2017|Toxic Exposure|

Roundup has generated billions of dollars in revenue for Monsanto. While the product has been around since the 1970s, it really took off in the 1990s when the company created genetically engineered crops that [...]

12 July, 2017

Municipalities Considering Legal Action Against Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors

By | July 12th, 2017|Opioids|

We have an epidemic in America. We have all seen it on the news. We may even know someone who has been personally impacted. Opioids, especially addictive prescription painkillers, have caused a wave of [...]

19 June, 2017

Clinical Trial to Test New Mesothelioma Drug

By | June 19th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Patients suffering from mesothelioma will be looking at a new clinical trial to be held in England with great interest. The trial will test the effectiveness of nivolumab, a drug that is currently used [...]

9 June, 2017

Celebrating Cancer Survivors

By | June 9th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Here at Baron & Budd, we are anxiously looking forward to the day when mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer caused solely by exposure to asbestos, is no longer a death sentence for patients. New therapies [...]

6 June, 2017

Women Working in Doll Factories at Risk for Mesothelioma

By | June 6th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

According to a study published in the Italian medical journal La Medicina del Lavoro on April 21, women working in doll manufacturing facilities are at a higher risk of developing mesothelioma because of high [...]

6 June, 2017

The Fight Against Essure – You Are Not Alone

By | June 6th, 2017|Essure|

Whoever said there is strength in numbers was absolutely correct. Women are coming together in large numbers to hold Bayer AG and its subsidiary, Conceptus, Inc., accountable for the side effects of their popular [...]

2 June, 2017

U.S. Senate Likely to Restore Roadblocks to Asbestos Ban

By | June 2nd, 2017|Mesothelioma|

An obscure piece of legislation being considered by the Senate will likely be passed, in effect killing any further efforts to ban the use of asbestos in the United States. In fact, this bill [...]

30 May, 2017

General Motors Implicated in Diesel Emissions Scandal

By | May 30th, 2017|GM Diesel|

New allegations against General Motors claim that the automaker may have installed "defeat devices" in hundreds of thousands of their diesel trucks, skirting clean air laws and misleading consumers in the process. Many drivers [...]

25 May, 2017

Women Concerned Over Talcum Powder Cancer Risk

By | May 25th, 2017|Talcum|

Almost 63% of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer report regularly sprinkling themselves with talcum powder according to researchers in Cancer Epidemiology. Its effectiveness at eliminating odor and moisture make it a popular product for [...]

25 May, 2017

Why Didn’t Essure® Warn Women About Potential Complications?

By | May 25th, 2017|Essure|

The FDA approved the Essure® Birth Control device and it became available to women in the U.S. in 2002. The manufacturer, Conceptus (now owned by Bayer), assured women that this device was safe and [...]

25 May, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Significant Overtime Pay Ruling for Workers

By | May 25th, 2017|Overtime Pay|

In an encouraging move for American workers, the U.S. Supreme Court recently denied a petition to review Flores v. City of San Gabriel, and in doing so upheld that decision which determined that the [...]

17 May, 2017

Airway Heights Shuts Down Drinking Water Wells Amid Contamination Crisis

By | May 17th, 2017|Environmental|

City officials in Airway Heights, Washington, are warning residents not to drink or cook with water from city pipes, which may be contaminated with dangerous, perfluorinated chemicals known as PFOS and PFOA. Exposure at [...]