Bayer AG News

Bayer Loses Roundup Appeal in Blow to Bid to End Litigation

Bayer AG suffered a blow to its efforts to put a lid on the expensive and long-running litigation over its Roundup weedkiller, as a US appeals court ruled against it. In an opinion Monday, the 11th US Circuit Court of …

Bayer’s Billions in Roundup Verdicts Increase Pressure for New Legal Strategy

Bayer AG faces mounting pressure to come up with a new plan for handling its Roundup weedkiller litigation after getting hammered by US jury verdicts totaling almost $4 billion over the last three months. The German conglomerate’s latest courtroom loss …

Bayer Ordered to Pay $3.5 Million in Latest Roundup Weedkiller Trial

Bayer was ordered on Tuesday to pay nearly $3.5 million by a Philadelphia jury that found the company’s Roundup weedkiller caused a woman’s cancer, the company said, the latest in a string of trial losses for the company as it …

Appeals Court Blocks California Warning Labels for Glyphosate Weedkillers

A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said California cannot require businesses to warn consumers about the potential dangers of glyphosate, an ingredient in Roundup weedkiller that has been linked to cancer. Upholding a permanent injunction, the 9th U.S. Circuit …

Bayer Investor Calls for Rethink After Latest Glyphosate Defeat

Bayer investor Union Investment said on Wednesday the German group should reconsider its litigation strategy for glyphosate after it lost a trial over the weed killer’s alleged carcinogenic effects for a third time in a row. A California jury on …

Bayer Ordered to Pay $175M in Latest Roundup Cancer Trial

A Philadelphia jury on Friday found Bayer AG liable in a case brought by a retired restaurant owner who claimed his cancer was due to exposure to the company’s Roundup weed killer, and ordered Bayer to pay him $175 million …

Chicago Sues Monsanto, Univar for Contaminating City’s Water

Chicago is suing Bayer AG’s Monsanto and Univar Solutions Inc. for polluting the city’s water, air and soil with chemicals the companies knew were harmful to humans. The complaint, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, seeks financial compensation for expenses …

Bayer is Sued for Barring Non-U.S. Citizen from Roundup Settlement

A new U.S. lawsuit on Thursday accused Germany’s Bayer AG of illegally excluding a Virginia farmworker from a settlement over claims its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, because she is not a U.S. citizen. The complaint said Elvira Reyes-Hernandez, who used …

US Supreme Court Again Nixes Bayer Challenge to Weedkiller Suits

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected another Bayer AG bid to dismiss litigation alleging that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer as the German pharmaceutical and chemical giant tries to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages. The justices turned …

US Supreme Court Rejects Bayer Bid to Nix Roundup Weedkiller Suits

WASHINGTON –– The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Bayer AG’s bid to dismiss legal claims by customers who contend its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer as the German company seeks to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages. The justices …