Category: Product Liability

EPA Silent on Benzene Levels After Hurricane Harvey

  The EPA is remaining silent about the benzene levels in neighborhoods around the Houston Ship Channel immediately after Hurricane Harvey. According to an article published by The Texas Tribune, the EPA monitored for benzene and other toxic pollutants the week after Harvey crippled the Houston area. The EPA has yet to release its monitoring [..]

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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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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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