A fourth trial scheduled over the herbicide Roundup has been postponed until next year after a St. Louis judge granted a delay requested by both parties in the lawsuit. That could indicate both sides are negotiating a settlement.
For years, you used talcum powder every single day. It was part of your routine. It has been that way as long as you can remember. Since it's often marketed for babies and young children, along with adults, you have always assumed it was safe.
You don't see exactly what occurs, but a car in front of you collides with a semitruck. The truck goes out of control and hits your vehicle and three others before everyone comes to a stop. It's a chain-reaction crash that shuts down the highway and puts multiple people in the hospital.
When a borrower decides to declare bankruptcy, does that mean that the creditors get nothing? Bankruptcy is a legal way to eliminate debt, but what does that mean for the companies, organizations and individuals who loaned that person money in the first place?
If you underwent a surgical procedure where the doctors used surgical mesh, they likely told you the potential benefits. For instance, some types of mesh can actually get absorbed by your body over time, meaning you don't need a second surgery, and others can be implanted permanently. You likely got the impression that this was completely safe and that you did not need to worry about anything.
When you have outstanding medical debt and little hope of paying it off in the near future, you may feel overwhelmed and frustrated. How do you settle your debt? What can you do? If you are feeling shame and guilt by your inability to pay your medical debt, it’s important to understand that it is not a personal failure.