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Judge cuts award to Roundup victim

Bayer is facing roughly 13,400 pending lawsuits from plaintiffs alleging that Roundup herbicide caused their cancer.1 In the first three trials, four plaintiffs won billions in damages against Bayer, which inherited the legal battles after acquiring Monsanto in June 2018. However, judges continue to slash the awarded damages, including in the case of Edwin Hardeman.… Read More »

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions

An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which would have closed the state’s last remaining surgical abortion clinics. Supported by ACLU Arkansas and Planned Parenthood, the Arkansas clinic in question, Little Rock Family Planning Services, challenged… Read More »

Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January… Read More »