Roundup™ Lawsuit Verdict Costs Bayer $2 Billion

Roundup™ Lawsuit Verdict Costs Bayer $2 Billion - Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm

Roundup™ Weedkiller is Killing Bayer

Monday’s jury verdict was the third strike against Bayer since their 2018 acquisition of Monsanto, the makers of the cancer-causing Roundup™ weedkiller.

$2.055 billion was awarded to a California couple who blame Roundup™ for the cause of their cancer. This verdict was the largest sum that Bayer has faced to-date in relation to the backlash from their Roundup™ product.

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Today is International Be Kind to Lawyers Day!

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Be Kind to Lawyers Day - Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm

Is it too much to ask to be kind to lawyers for just one day? The jury says “No!” 

Honor the lawyer in your life on Be Kind to Lawyers Day, celebrated annually on the second Tuesday of April. This date was chosen because it is strategically sandwiched between April Fool’s Day (April 1st) and U.S. Tax Day (April 15th).

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Fake Uber Driver Allegedly Murders South Carolina College Girl

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Fake Uber Driver Allegedly Murders South Carolina College Girl

Tragic news this past weekend shattered the hearts of two South Carolina parents when they received the news that all parents fear — their daughter has been found dead.

University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson, 21, was leaving the bars Friday night in what she thought was her safe Uber ride home. About 14 hours later, her body was found more than 65 miles away in the woods of South Carolina. Surveillance cameras captured footage of Josephson getting into a black Chevy Impala. That was the last time she was seen alive. The owner of the vehicle, Nathaniel David Rowland, has been arrested and will be charged with kidnapping and murder.

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Xarelto® Litigation Update – Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Settle for $775 Million

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Xarelto® Litigation Update - Reyes Browne Reilley

MARCH 25, 2019 – Bayer and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to settle roughly 25,000 lawsuits that resulted from their blood thinner medicine, Xarelto®. Both companies will pay a sum of $775 million, split evenly between the two companies.

Both companies deny liability, and still stand behind their product albeit thousands of patients suffering from irreversible internal bleeding. Instead, they have decided to settle because of the extensive time and resources devoted to litigation.

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Nevada Considering ‘Textalyzer’ Cellphone Scan Technology For Police Use

Nevada Considering 'Textalyzer' Cellphone Scan Technology For Police Use - Reyes Browne Reilley

Although texting while driving is already banned in many states, one state is considering taking this safety measure to the next level. Nevada could potentially pass a legislation which would grant law enforcement officers the ability to search through drivers’ cell phone usage history after a car crash.

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The Controversial Case of Jussie Smollett

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The Controversial Case of Jussie Smollett - Reyes Browne Reilley

The unsettling case of Jussie Smollett first gained coverage in the early morning of January 29th. News broke that Empire television star was attacked while walking through the 300 block of East Lower North Water Street, in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago. It was reported that two masked men attacked the actor, tied a noose around his neck, and spilled an unknown liquid over him. Allegedly, the attackers were screaming homophobic and racial slurs, including “this is MAGA country” – a reference to the President Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan and the racial tension surrounding his administration.

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