Big Island Men Sue Chemical Giant

Three lawsuits filed against Monsanto Co. for herbicide and PCB exposure. A Honolulu law firm has filed a trio of product liability civil lawsuits this month on behalf of three Big Island men against the chemical giant Monsanto Co. in Hilo Circuit Court. The civil suits were filed by attorney Ilana K. Waxman of Galiher…


Important Notice: Check Fraud Alert

Recent reports of false checks issued by suspicious third parties using the DeRobertis & Waxman name alarmed our firm. We do not issue these types of checks or any kind of reimbursement installation checks. We are monitoring the situation and wish to strongly warn potential victims against this money scam and encourage them to report…


KHON2: Woman Sues J&J for Mesothelioma Diagnosis

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The attorneys representing a Hawaii Island woman diagnosed with mesothelioma are suing Johnson & Johnson and Foodland Super Market, Ltd., for selling talc-based Johnson & Johnson baby powder which was contaminated with asbestos. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer whose only known cause is asbestos exposure. The lawsuit was filed in…


Hawaii Residents Suffer Life-Threatening Effects of Pesticides

Two Kihei, Maui children suffered life-threatening birth defects due to pesticide exposure in utero, alleges a recent lawsuit. Chemical and agricultural giant Monsanto excessively sprayed harmful restricted pesticides on corn fields just yards downwind from their families’ homes. The suit claims the company did so knowing the toxic chemicals would be carried by the wind…