Lead Paint Grants Given to New Hampshire and Vermont

Lead Paint Grants Given to New Hampshire and Vermont

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded Lead-Based Hazard Control grants to states to assist with the financial burden of deleading homes in the states’ housing stocks. As part of the grants, New Hampshire received $5.8...
Another Company Fined For Violation of Asbestos Laws

Another Company Fined For Violation of Asbestos Laws

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office recently obtained a preliminary injunction against Clean Air Environmental, Inc. for alleged violations related to the abatement, storage, and disposal of asbestos waste. In June, the Attorney General’s Office...
Missouri Court of Appeals May End Talc Cases Docket

Missouri Court of Appeals May End Talc Cases Docket

On February 24, 2016, the first jury verdict in a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit returned in favor of the plaintiff, Jacqueline Fox. The Missouri jury awarded the plaintiff $72 million in damages. Johnson & Johnson, who the jury found liable for the...
Developer Fined $98,150 For Violating Asbestos Laws

Developer Fined $98,150 For Violating Asbestos Laws

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) fined developer Peninsula Home Builders, Inc. $98,150 for various asbestos violations found at a residential renovation project in Brookline, Massachusetts. MassDEP discovered the violations after...
First California Talcum Powder Trial Set To Begin

First California Talcum Powder Trial Set To Begin

As CMBG3 reported earlier this year, the first California case (Eva Echeverria v. Johnson & Johnson, number BC628228, in the Superior Court of California for Los Angeles County) against Johnson & Johnson regarding allegations of ovarian cancer caused by talcum...
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