Category: Toxic Chemical Exposure

Toxic Chemical C8 Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed

October 29, 2012 -- Three people have filed C8 personal injury lawsuits against DuPont, the chemical company that leaked massive amounts of the toxic chemical C8 into the groundwater in Ohio and West Virginia. As part of a settlement agreement...

“Probable Link” Between Toxic Chemical C8 and High Cholesterol

October 29, 2012 -- The C8 Science Panel has delivered its fourth and final Probable Link report to the Wood County Court. They have concluded that there is a “probable link” between exposure to the toxic chemical C8 and high...

Texas C8 Lawyer

The chemical company DuPont is now facing personal injury lawsuits from people who were exposed to C8, a toxic chemical that leaked into the groundwater in parts of Ohio and West Virginia. You may qualify for compensation if you were...

Man Wins $7.2 Million in “Popcorn Lung” Lawsuit

September 21, 2012 -- A jury has awarded Wayne Watson $7.2 million in damages for the first “popcorn lung” lawsuit to be filed by a consumer. The Colorado man allegedly ate two bags of butter-flavored popcorn every day for several...

FDA Issues News Release for Arsenic in Rice

September 21, 2012 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a press release regarding their ongoing efforts to monitor levels of arsenic in rice. Their testing of products has been consistent with tests conducted by Consumer Reports,...

Johnson & Johnson Removes Formaldehyde, Other Chemicals

August 16, 2012 -- After years of pressure from consumers and environmental groups, Johnson & Johnson announced that they will be removing formaldehyde, certain cancer-causing chemicals, and other harsh ingredients from its products. The chemicals will be removed from baby...

Triclosan Antibacterial Ingredient May Harm Muscle Movement

August 15, 2012 -- New research has linked triclosan, an ingredient in thousands of common household products, to decreased muscle movement in animal studies. Triclosan is one of the most common anti-bacterial chemicals used in soap, body wash, mouthwash, toothpaste,...

Thousands file Health Claims for Richmond Refinery Fire

August 14, 2012 -- Health claims are pouring in from injured residents of Richmond, California. On August 6, a Chevron gasoline refinery caught on fire and exploded, sending a massive plume of black smoke into the sky. Fortunately, there were...

Workplace Exposure to Organic Solvents Linked to Heart Defects

July 19, 2012 -- A new study has identified exposure to organic solvents as a risk factor for having a baby with a serious, life-threatening heart defect. The research, published in the journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, has found...

Federal Study Finds 1.4 Million Suffer Workplace Asthma

May 24, 2012 -- A massive study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has found that about 9% of all asthma cases are caused by occupational or workplace exposure to toxic substances. In total, 1.4 million people may...