Weather Channel Sued for $125 Million by Mom Whose Son Died in Collision With Storm Chasers

The Weather Channel is being sued for $125 million in a lawsuit claiming that storm chasers for a Weather Channel show caused the traffic accident that killed 25-year-old Corbin Lee Jaeger, according to the BBC. The Weather Channel storm chasers were also killed in the collision. Karen Di Piazza, the mother of Corbin Lee Jaeger, […]

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Settle Xarelto Lawsuits for $775 Million

Two pharmaceutical giants agreed on Monday to settle more than 25,000 lawsuits in the United States in which plaintiffs alleged injuries and death due to taking prescription blood thinner Xarelto. According to Reuters, drug makers Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson, the two companies that jointly developed the medication, have agreed to settle with plaintiffs […]

Jury Awards $29 Million in Latest Johnson & Johnson Cancer-Causing Baby Powder Lawsuit

An Oakland, Calif. jury has awarded a $29 million settlement to a woman who sued Johnson & Johnson over allegations that the company’s talcum-based baby powder contains asbestos-causing cancer, according to ABC News. Teresa Leavitt’s lawsuit against the pharmaceutical giant claimed the company’s baby powder was the reason she developed mesothelioma, a cancer caused by […]

UPS Workers in Ohio Sue Shipping Service for Racism and Discrimination

Nineteen black workers from a United Parcel Service (UPS) distribution hub in Ohio sued the shipping service on Wednesday, alleging racism and workplace discrimination, according to the Associated Press. In the suit filed against UPS and five managers at the facility, workers allege being subjected to racist remarks, including comments about Ku Klux Klan meetings. […]