ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Bayer will not comment on "rumors and speculation," the company said following a report that it has proposed a multibillion-dollar global settlement over claims that the use of its weedkiller causes cancer.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its plan to stop false labeling and provide accurate risk information to consumers regarding the chemical glyphosate, most commonly known as the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer.
LOS ANGELES – Two judges in California this month drastically reduced punitive damages awarded in cases involving Bayer's Roundup product, raising questions about whether juries are properly equipped to determine what constitutes an appropriate punishment in these types of civil cases.
LOS ANGELES – A federal judge is expected to hear arguments next week over a motion by counsel for a group of plaintiffs in a personal Injury and product liability case against Johnson & Johnson, asking that their lawsuit be dismissed.
SACRAMENTO – The National Federation of Independent Business is pushing back against the rising number of lawsuits across the country seeking to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has granted State Farm General Insurance Co. and others' motion to dismiss a suit filed against it by Northern California residents whose homes were destroyed in wildfires in 2017.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge in California has been mulling Monsanto's claims that an unfair trial led to an $80 million Roundup jury verdict in March. And now, U.S. District Judge Vincent Chhabria must consider the significance of a juror who hugged a plaintiff during a recent post-trial hearing and a letter the same juror wrote him urging the verdict be upheld.
SAN FRANCISCO – Democrat U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris are continuing to block President Donald Trump’s appointed nominee, Patrick Bumatay, from filling a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California in a move that has sparked much controversy.