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The Hot Tort Report: September 2021

The Hottest in Mass Tort Spending September 2021

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Paraquat

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Published: October 8, 2021

#1 Paraquat – $2,557,875

With four months in a row seeing spending reach over $2 million, Paraquat has now surpassed Mesothelioma for the first time since this mass tort hit the market! Paraquat campaign spending only continues to increase, a pattern we may continue to see through the end of the year.

CPA: $1,350
CPL: $475

Criteria: Diagnosis of Parkinson’s or experiencing Parkinson’s-like symptoms after being exposed to paraquat.

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#2 Mesothelioma – $2,288,676

Despite Paraquat stealing the lead and decreasing spending slightly from last month, Mesothelioma is still going strong in spending as one of our highest performing torts for September.

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#3 Hernia Mesh – $554,239

Hernia mesh is making its come back in spending! After taking a dramatic dip in July, hernia mesh spending is working its way up, nearly reaching the peak spending we saw in June.

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#4 Birth Injury – $520,581

Birth injury spending has tripled since June, jumping quickly up to our third most hot tort for the month of September.

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#5 Roundup® – $496,639

Coming in at number five on our Hot Tort leaderboard, Roundup® spending only increased over the summer months, and it seems like that pattern is continuing into fall! Keep an eye on Roundup!®

CPA: $3,000
CPL: $1,100

Criteria: Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after using the weedkiller Roundup®

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#6 Zantac® – $346,145

Zantac® has taken a few dips over the past few months. We are keeping an eye on spending this upcoming month, as the trial begins on October 10th. Check back with next month’s report to see where Zantac® will land!

CPA: $1,500
CPL: $600

Criteria: Took Zantac® for at least 4 months, diagnosed with stomach, bladder, kidney, pancreatic, esophageal, intestinal, liver, uterine, or colon cancer within 5 years of taking Zantac®.

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#7 Talcum Powder – $160,155

Talcum powder has remained steady with a slight decrease in spending over the last few months. But, with multiple claims continuing in courts, this mass tort won’t be going anywhere any time soon.

CPA: $1,400
CPL: $700

Criteria: J&J Talcum Baby Powder® or Shower to Shower® usage for at least 4 years, diagnosed with Ovarian, Endometrial/Uterine, Cervical, Fallopian Tube, Vulvar, or Leiomyosarcoma Cancer.

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#8 CPAP — $68,842

CPAP is one of our newer torts to follow, rising high this month.

CPA: $138
CPL: $35

Criteria: Used a recalled Philips/Respironics CPAP or BiPAP and suffered lung damage or disease.

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#9 Elmiron — $54,870

Elmiron is back in the top ten highest spenders this month after dipping the past few months.

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#10 Sunscreen — $42,040

Another newer contender in the mass tort world, sunscreen has already made its way onto the top 10 of our mass tort spendings.

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