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Roundup Lawsuit – Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Black Law, PC is investigating cases against Monsanto for workers who have developed cancer from Roundup exposure. Roundup, manufactured by Monsanto, is a chemical herbicide containing glyphosate. It is used to kill weeds that damage crops. Recent scientific studies have linked Roundup exposure to non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma. Studies indicate workers with an [..]

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Black Law, PC Wins Jury Verdict

Black Law, PC congratulates firm associate, Jonathan Sneed, for winning a jury verdict in his first jury trial. After a two day trial in the 295th District Court of Harris County, Texas, the jury found for our clients, Eausaw and Brenda Stephenson, and awarded compensatory damages totaling over $18,000 dollars. The jury award included: Past [..]

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Are you really covered by Workers Comp?

Inside a Texas Lawyer’s Campaign to Ditch Workers’ Comp by Michael Grabell, Pro Publica, and Howard Berkes, NPR, The Texas Tribune October 14, 2015 Standing before a giant map in his Dallas office, Bill Minick doesn’t seem like anyone’s idea of a bomb thrower. But backed by some of the biggest names in corporate America, [..]

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Texas Leads Nation in Worker Deaths

Workplace Deaths Up in Texas, Which Still Tops List by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune September 17, 2015 The number of people killed on the job in Texas increased in 2014, and the state retained its grim perch atop all others in workplace deaths, according to preliminary federal data released Thursday. Texas saw 524 fatal workplace [..]

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U Penn announces Leukemia Treatment Breakthrough

The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine announced the FDA has awarded the coveted “Breakthrough Therapy” designation for a new leukemia treatment. The new therapy involves removing a patient’s T cells, genetically reprogramming them and infusing the cells back into the patient where they multiply and attack tumor cells. Clinical trials employing the new therapy [..]

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Medicare Reporting Change

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has increased the reporting threshold from $300 to $1,000 dollars in physical trauma-based liability insurance settlements.  The new reporting threshold applies to cases where a recovery demand from CMS had not been issued as of February 18, 2014. This means that physical trauma-based liability settlements of $1,000 [..]

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Propecia Litigation Overview

Black Law, PC is committed to representing men who are struggling with the sexual side effects of Propecia. Background The development of finasteride, the active ingredient in Merck’s Propecia/Proscar, began in the Dominican Republic in 1974.  A young endocrinologist, Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley published her research findings on a pseudo-hermaphroditic family she had studied in the [..]

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