Tag Archives: Brain Tumor

McCullom Lake Cancer Cluster Trial Began This Week

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The first trial of lawsuits over a cancer cluster in McCullom Lake, Illinois began this week in Philadelphia, after a number of residents of the small town developed brain tumors that were allegedly caused by a chemical plume in the groundwater. …

Missouri Tannery Sludge Lawsuits Filed by Landowners Near Brain Tumor Cluster

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The owners of a St. Joseph, Missouri, tannery are being sued by at least two dozen landowners who say that allegedly toxic sludge the tannery gave to local farmers as fertilizer has damaged their land. The same sludge is suspected in connection to a high number of brain tumors in Missouri near Cameron.…

Brain Tumor Misdiagnosis Lawsuit Filed by Arkansas Woman

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An Arkansas woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital and six doctors after she discovered that a brain tumor was found on an MRI, but she was not told or referred for appropriate follow up treatment.…

Defendant Ordered to Preserve Docs in Cameron Brain Tumor Lawsuit

Days after a lawsuit was filed against a tannery that allegedly provided waste sludge containing dangerous chemicals to local farmers for use as fertilizer, a judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing the current owner of the company from destroying thousands of documents. The complaint indicates that the toxic sludge may have caused the development of a cluster of brain tumors in Cameron, Missouri.…

Lawsuit Alleges Cameron Missouri Brain Tumors Linked to Fertilizer

According to a lawsuit filed last week over brain tumors that have surfaced in recent years among residents of Cameron, Missouri, contaminated sludge provided by a tannery to local farmers for use as an agriculture fertilizer is allegedly to blame for the tumor cluster.…

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