Lynne Higby

Lynne Higby

Lynne Higby is a third-year law student at the University of Florida. She is currently based out of Gainesville, Florida, and is excited to further her legal career in Los Angeles following graduation. In her free time, she loves to hike, ski, and do what she can to get outdoors.

Latest MedTruth Work by Lynne Higby

Image of a tractor spraying crops with dicamba herbicide, representing the registrants’ petition for En Banc rehearing.

Ban on Controversial Herbicide Dicamba S...

Lynne Higby · August 20, 2020

A federal appellate court affirmed a nationwide ban on the controversial weed killer dicamba.

Legal Developments
Image of the Missouri state capitol building representing the J&J talc cases sent back to Missouri State Court.

Federal Judge Sends 11 J&J Talc Cases Ba...

Lynne Higby · July 21, 2020

Eleven cases in Johnson & Johnson’s ongoing talcum powder litigation have been bumped back to Missouri state court.

Legal Developments
Illustration of a lawyer talking to a jury representing Bayer's settlement bid.

Judge Rebuffs Bayer’s Settlement Bid O...

Lynne Higby · July 15, 2020

The case’s presiding judge questioned the lawfulness of a provision in the proposed $10 billion settlement, causing attorneys representing Roundup plaintiffs to back away from the proposed deal.

Legal Developments
Image of Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder bottles on a store shelf representing the court order of $2.1 billion.

J&J to Pay $2.1 Billion in Talc Damage

Lynne Higby · June 26, 2020

A Missouri court of appeals affirmed a jury verdict finding that Johnson and Johnson had actual knowledge of asbestos contained in its popular talcum-based baby powder.

Legal Developments
Image of corn field sprayed with banned dicamba herbicide.

EPA Defends Continued Use of Dicamba Despite Court Order

Lynne Higby · June 25, 2020

The EPA is permitting farmers to use dicamba the rest of the growing season despite a federal appeals court banning the popular weedkiller.

Laws + Congress
A photo of a hand throwing white powder in the air against a wooden fence backdrop, representing talcum powder statute of limitations.

How to Navigate Statutes of Limitation in Talc-Cancer Claims

Lynne Higby · May 27, 2020

Questions about the statute of limitations for ovarian cancer wrongful death claims have been raised by the families of women who used Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products.

Legal Developments
A photo of a hand throwing white powder in the air against a wooden fence backdrop, representing talcum powder statute of limitations.

How to Navigate Statutes of Limitation in Talc-Cancer Claims

Lynne Higby · May 27, 2020

Questions about the statute of limitations for ovarian cancer wrongful death claims have been raised by the families of women who used Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products.

Legal Developments