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Punitive Damages And California Toxic Torts Cases

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

You may not be familiar with the term “toxic torts,” but there is a good chance that you are familiar with some of the high-profile lawsuits and class action claims involving them. Plaintiffs who suffer injuries related to asbestos, tobacco, pharmaceutical products, drinking water, and similar forms of harm have legal rights under California… Read More »

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Toxic Tort Case: Link Between Acetaminophen And Autism

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

In the practice of law, a tort is negligence, reckless, or intentional wrongdoing that causes harm to a victim. When the misconduct is extreme and the losses impact a large number of individuals, it could be elevated to a “toxic” tort. One of the most appalling types involves companies that promote and sell consumer… Read More »

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Three Types Of Liability In California Toxic Tort Cases

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

The Roundup glyphosate toxic tort litigation has been in news frequently since October 2015 when the first plaintiffs filed lawsuits against Monsanto, alleging that the herbicide caused cancer. More recent headlines reveal the outcomes in various cases, including many plaintiffs who settled, some who lost their suit, and others whose matters are still pending…. Read More »

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Toxic Torts In California: Overview Of Class Action Lawsuits

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Under California personal injury laws, a “tort” is a wrongful act or violation of someone else’s rights that gives rise to legal liability. Car accidents, slip and falls, and medical malpractice are examples. When the misconduct causes losses, a victim is entitled to recover for medical costs, lost income, pain and suffering, and other… Read More »

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Sunscreen Brands May Contain Cancer-Causing Benzene

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Medical professionals have been stressing the importance of wearing sunscreen for decades, and the need for UV protection is especially imperative in California. However, pharmaceutical research company Valisure recently issued a warning that those who slather or spray on SPF may be at a higher risk of developing cancer. Many well-known name brands contain… Read More »

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FAQs About Toxic Tort Cases In California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Even if you do not know the specific definition of “toxic torts,” there is a good chance you are aware of the basics. You probably saw the news headlines covering the most famous class action cases in U.S. history, and these lawsuits are the reason Californians are no longer at risk of exposure to… Read More »

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