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  • Studies and Lawsuits tie Roundup Weedkiller to Cancer and Birth Defects

    Studies and Lawsuits tie Roundup Weedkiller to Cancer and Birth Defects

    Widespread use of the popular herbicide Roundup, which contains the known carcinogen glyphosate, is at the center of a series of lawsuits in Hawaiʻi and across the country. New information is coming to light from studies linking the...

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    From Lahaina’s ashes, a Maui lawyer’s career takes a dramatic turn

    From Lahaina’s ashes, a Maui lawyer’s career takes a dramatic turn

    I really thought I was always going to be a prosecutor — then the fire happened. Getting calls from friends and family members impacted by the fires asking for advice, it occurred to me there were so many...

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    EPA Ban on Chrysotile Asbestos Will Save Lives, Hold Corporations Accountable

    EPA Ban on Chrysotile Asbestos Will Save Lives, Hold Corporations Accountable

    After years of tireless work by advocacy groups on behalf of cancer victims, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finally taking action against asbestos, a dangerous substance known to cause cancer, severe illness and countless fatalities each year....

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    Pesticides Expose Hawaiʻi Families to Higher Birth Defect Risk

    Pesticides Expose Hawaiʻi Families to Higher Birth Defect Risk

    Families in Hawaiʻi are experiencing dramatic increases in certain serious birth defects, including a rare and serious condition that is being diagnosed at a rate 10 times higher than on the mainland. Mothers living near farms where pesticides...

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    Child sex abuse cover-up allegations rock Southern Baptist Convention

    Child sex abuse cover-up allegations rock Southern Baptist Convention

    The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, has been rocked by allegations of widespread sexual abuse by pastors, church employees and officials. A 2019 independent investigation resulted in a 300-page report that...

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    Managing Partner Ilana Waxman Earns National Trial Lawyers Honor

    Managing Partner Ilana Waxman Earns National Trial Lawyers Honor

    Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman is proud to announce that Managing Partner Ilana Waxman has been recognized among the nation’s top plaintiffs civil trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers organization. Waxman was singled out by the invitation-only organization...

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