Roundup $45 Million Weed Killer Settlement

Use Roundup Weed Killer? You May Be Owed Money

Amid allegations that Monsanto failed to disclose the herbicide’s cancer risk clearly, the company has agreed to a $45 million settlement.
If you’ve purchased Roundup, HDX or Ace weed and grass killer in recent years, you might have some money coming to you. Agricultural giant Monsanto, which produces all three, has agreed to a $45 million settlement in response to a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of failing to warn customers that the glyphosate-based herbicides could potentially cause cancer or other adverse health effects.

The payout is unrelated to the tens of thousands of personal injury claims filed against Monsanto and its parent company, Bayer, by people diagnosed with cancer after using Roundup. The claimants in this suit alleged Monsanto was negligent in not warning them of the danger.

Read on to find out what the Roundup case is about, who

What You Need To Know About New York Workers Compensation

Insurance provides compensation for loss, damage, or anything that has been insured at a specific price called the premium. One of the insurance programs in New York City is Workers’ compensation insurance. It takes care of the bills incurred from the medical treatment of occupational injuries and illnesses. They also provide cash aid to the employee during this period.

The workers’ compensation is to be provided for the employees at no cost by the employer.

If an employee dies as a result of a workplace injury or illness, the spouse and/or other dependants of the deceased will be given some cash benefits weekly. The wages of the deceased weekly for one year before the onset of the illness are calculated. Then, two-thirds of it is given to his family. The money spent on the funeral ceremony is also covered.

The affected employee will be paid some portions of his lost wages if the illness or disease

DOJ and Aerojet Settle $9 Million Cybersecurity False Claims Act Case

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a $9 million settlement with federal government contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc. for alleged violations of the False Claims Act (FCA) in a case pending in the Eastern District of California. The settlement results from alleged false statements by Aerojet related to compliance with Department of Defense cybersecurity requirements described in DoD Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clause 252.204-7012 and National Aeronautics and Space Administration Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NFARS) clause 1852.204-76.

The settlement further underscores DOJ’s commitment to FCA enforcement actions involving cybersecurity considerations related to its Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative announced in October 2021. To that end, the settlement serves as a clear reminder to contractors that DOJ and the plaintiffs’ qui tam bar are taking the Cyber-Fraud

Concierge Bitten by Resident’s Dog Receives $185,000

A Chicago woman working as a concierge recently suffered a bite from a resident’s dog. With the help of attorney Paul Greenberg, she recovered $185,000 in compensation for her injury and related expenses.

Many Chicago residents live in buildings staffed by a concierge. The concierge provides several services to residents. Like other Chicago professionals, a concierge has a right to a reasonably safe working environment – including a workplace free of the risk of being bitten by a wayward pet dog.

One role of a concierge is to help keep building residents safe. To do this work, the concierge must have a safe work environment. The threat of a dog bite from a resident’s dog undermines a concierge’s safety, which hinders the concierge’s ability to do their job well.

Illinois law places a duty on dog owners to prevent their dogs from biting or causing injury to others. When a dog bites, the owner may be liable for the costs of the injury.

7 Things To Consider When Filing A Personal Injury Claim

Getting hurt by another person’s negligent actions can devastate your life and those you love.

A car crash, slip, fall, or medical error can result in serious physical injuries. These injuries can affect your ability to perform daily activities and cost you time off work. They may even impair your ability to find a job in the future. Rehabilitation can likewise take a toll on your mental health. You may need to rely on your family for your recovery heavily.

All of these factors can compel you to file a personal injury claim in the hopes of receiving a fair amount for your injuries. However, filing a case and winning it are two separate things. First, you need to understand the process to receive the compensation you deserve. Are you contemplating filing a case but don’t know how? Here are some things you need to know regarding the personal injury claims process:

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