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Bayer Reaches $80M PCB Contamination Settlement With Ohio

Bayer AG reached an $80 million settlement with Ohio to resolve environmental damage allegedly caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, made by the company’s Monsanto business, the state attorney general said on Thursday. The funds from the German company, which …

Bayer Reaches $80M PCB Contamination Settlement With Ohio

Bayer AG reached an $80 million settlement with Ohio to resolve environmental damage allegedly caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, made by the company’s Monsanto business, the state attorney general said on Thursday. The funds from the German company, which …

Bayer Wins Second Straight Verdict in a Roundup Cancer Case

A California jury found that Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller was not the cause of a woman’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Bayer said on Thursday, delivering the chemical giant its second trial victory over claims the popular herbicide causes cancer. The jury in San …

Bayer Wins its First Roundup Jury Verdict in Case of Child’s Cancer

Bayer AG won its first trial over claims its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer after a California jury found that the herbicide was not a substantial cause of a child’s rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the company said on Tuesday. Destiny …

Bayer Loses Third Appeal of Roundup Herbicide Cancer Verdict

Bayer AG’s Roundup woes deepened as it lost another appeal of a jury verdict finding its weed killer causes cancer, the company’s third consecutive appeals court loss of the cases that have gone to trial. A California appeals court in …

Monsanto Told to Pay Teachers $185M Over Chemical Exposure

SEATTLE (AP) — Three schoolteachers in Washington state who sued chemical company Monsanto over exposure to materials in fluorescent lights have been awarded $185 million. The law firm that represented the teachers, Friedman Rubin, said a jury returned the verdict …

Judge Nixes Bayer’s $2B Plan for ‘Closure’ of Roundup Litigation

U.S. judge rejected Bayer’s $2 billion class action proposal aimed at resolving future lawsuits alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, saying in a Wednesday order that parts of the plan were “clearly unreasonable.” U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in …

Judge Suggests Warning Label as Part of $2B Plan to Limit Roundup Claims

U.S. judge suggested on Wednesday that Bayer AG include a warning label on Roundup as part of a proposed $2 billion settlement to resolve future claims that the top-selling weedkiller causes cancer. Bayer asked U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in …

Judge Raises Doubts Ahead of Hearing on Bayer’s $2B Roundup Settlement Deal

A federal judge on Tuesday questioned a $2 billion proposal by Bayer AG that would create a framework for resolving future claims that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, casting doubt on the plan a day before a key hearing. Bayer …

Bayer Accused of ‘Pay to Appeal Scheme’ by Roundup Lawyers

Bayer AG’s strategy to get a favorable ruling in its Roundup litigation is a manufactured “pay-to-appeal scheme” that will erode the U.S. system of justice if it’s permitted, plaintiffs’ lawyers said in a letter to a court. Lawyers who are …