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Closely Watched Johnson & Johnson Talc Powder Trial Enters Second Week

CVN screenshot of plaintiff attorney Chris Swett delivering his opening statement Darlington – A high-stakes trial over the dangers of asbestos supposedly present in Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder products began its second week in South Carolina state court on … Continue reading

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Monsanto Loses Motions to Avoid June Roundup-Induced Cancer Trial

Share This Item May 17, 2018 – San Francisco, California – – A California State Court judge denied Monsanto’s bid to toss a lawsuit alleging exposure to Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma and ruled that the plaintiff will be permitted to … Continue reading

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When the IRS Raises A New Matter on the Eve of Trial

During the course of litigating a tax matter, the IRS may increase the amount of tax, penalties, and interest that it alleges the taxpayer owes. The IRS is typically allowed to do this. If it does, the IRS may have … Continue reading

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Illinois Users’ Face-Scanning Privacy Lawsuit Against Facebook Headed to Trial

This is a class action asserting that Facebook’s face recognition and scanning practices violate the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act rights of Illinois users. The court previously rejected Facebook’s arguments based on choice of law and standing, and certified a class. … Continue reading

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Plaintiffs Aim to Snuff Out Florida Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana as Key Case Goes to Trial

Stock image. Tallahassee, FL—Trial is set Wednesday for a group challenging Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana, one of the first attacks on the law enacting a state constitutional amendment legalizing medicinal cannabis. CVN will broadcast the trial live. People … Continue reading

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