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Bayer Jury’s $2.2 Billion Roundup Verdict is Biggest Yet

Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit was ordered by a Pennsylvania jury to pay more than $2.2 billion to a former Roundup user who blamed his cancer on the weedkiller in the largest verdict so far in five years of litigation over …

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 Reaches $6.9 Million Settlement with New York over Roundup Safety Concerns

NEW YORK (AP) – Two companies that sell top brands of household weedkiller will pay $6.9 million for allegedly making false and misleading claims regarding the safety of their products as part of a settlement with the New York attorney …

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 …

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 …

Couple’s $86 Million Award in Monsanto Pesticide Case Stands

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s highest court rejected on Wednesday a challenge by Monsanto Co.’s to $86.2 million in damages to a couple who developed cancer after spraying the company’s Roundup weed-killer in their yards for three decades. The state …