"Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto" Could Be Bayer Investor Nightmare

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The company's interactions with regulators. When Sherwin-Williams was found guilty in February 2006 of creating a public nuisance in the Rhode Island class action lead paint trial its stock plummeted.  "Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto" is the first lawsuit to have been tried in the multidistrict litigation. The plaintiffs contend that herbicide Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma in human beings.    The parent company of Monsanto is Bayer.

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Public Affairs - Will It Push Sherwin-Williams, Like Tobacco Companies, into a Type of Master Settement?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

State attorneys general, such as Rhode Island's Sheldon Whitehouse who is now a U.S. They might also push for regulations against having those lead products enter their borders. Full Disclosure: I blogged the Rhode Island 2005-2006 class action lead paint public nuisance jury trial. Sherwin-Williams and its legal team at Jones Day are waiting to find out if the U.S.

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All Those Designer Babies - LIfe Has Gotten Even More Unfair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, reports Ariana Eunjung Cha in The Washington Post , there is little regulation. The late mayor of Providence, Rhode Island-Buddy Cianci-used to lament that he was not a "member of the Lucky Sperm Club." Of course, the technologies underlying the fertility industry are not alone in requiring regulation. In the U.S., the fertility industry has a growing footprint. According to the CDC, 12% of women have used it.

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Public Nuisance Lawsuits, The People, and Politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some lawyers may recall how the Rhode Island lead paint public nuisance class action litigation went through two trials and then a review by the state Supreme Court. Street drugs, of course, aren't regulated. Unlike myriad other public nuisance lawsuits, the 200 state-level ones against pharma companies manufacturing, marketing and/or selling opioids may settle relatively quickly.

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Blogging: Jane Genova Awarded Place in McGraw-Hill Markets Reporting Program

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In 2005, I began deconstructing on this blog the financial implications of the Rhode Island lead paint public nuisance litigation.    For several years after the jury verdict I went on to analyze the motions on a separate blog readers asked me to set up for regulation, legislation, and litigation.  Blogging leads us to career opportunities that we might not have anticipated. 

SCOTUS Puts Decision to Review CA Public Nuisance Law in Limbo - Investors Beware, State Attorneys General Have Much to Gain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Rhode Island, Sheldon Whitehouse set in play the infamous lead paint litigation which went through two trials.   Ghostwriting on matters of litigation, regulation, legislation, and the business of law. Increasingly, it looks like the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will be operating with eight members. The odds seem against Brett Kavanaugh's being confirmed as the next justice. 

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The Constitution of United States ca. 2015 (what’s left of it)

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The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but the United States shall have at Least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New-York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three.

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