PFAS Contamination Threatens US Food Supply

The Wexler Wallace blog offers detailed insights, updates and commentary on current events related to class action and multidistrict lawsuits…

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Despite Protests, Lake County Ethylene Oxide Emissions Remain Unaddressed

Less than a month ago, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (“Illinois EPA”) ordered Sterigenics to temporarily close its plant in…

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Sterigenics Closed over Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Willowbrook, but Others Persist

Back in September of last year, news broke that the Sterigenics medical equipment sterilization facility was allegedly producing alarming levels…

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Roundup Weedkiller Banned in France

 

Shortly after purchasing the agro-giant Monsanto in 2018, Bayer lost a high-profile case in California when a jury awarded damages…

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Tinnitus, Hearing Loss Regularly Top List of Most Prevalent Service Connected Disabilities

When we reflect of the toll that our military pays in service of their country, we often think of the…

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The Invisible Threat of Microplastics

Plastic waste is a major ecological concern. Global plastics production totaled around 335 million metric tons in 2016, of which…

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DNA Test Kits are a Terrible Idea for Consumers

A funny thing happened this past Christmas. My wife and I were enjoying the holidays at our in-laws, celebrating and…

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New Guidance on Class Action Settlements

A leading federal court recently announced a detailed procedure for proposed settlements in class action litigation.

On November 1, 2018, the…

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The Neutering of the CFPB Under the Trump Administration

When the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was passed in 2010, it was a sign that our…

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2018: A Year-in-Product Recalls

As 2018 winds down, many people are taking a moment to look back at the highs and lows of the…

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Apple App Store Antitrust Case Could Have Major Impact on Future Litigation

As one of the biggest companies in the world, Apple has seemingly been a lightning rod for legal disputes. The…

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