Posts Tagged 'Bayer'

CA Jury Delivers $2B “Punch-in-the-Gut” Roundup Cancer Verdict

bayer Monsanto lose third consecutive roundup trialBayer AG lost its third consecutive Roundup cancer verdict, and the amount the jury awarded dwarfs the total of the past two verdicts combined. Jurors in an Oakland, California courtroom awarded each side of a California couple $1 billion in punitive damages over accusations that their decades-long use of Roundup on their property led to both of them developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

One juror told reporters that the massive $2 billion verdict ...

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Bayer Ordered to Roundup Mediation as New Study Links Glyphosate and Lymphoma

bayer ordered to mediation as next roundup trial commencesA study released in March of this year may add to Bayer’s troubles as it faces over 11,000 lawsuits alleging a link between the main compound in its Roundup weed killer and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The corporation has already lost three jury trials over the issue and pressure is mounting to reach some sort of settlement.

The study comes from the International Journal of Epidemiology and is the largest of its ...

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Questions over Statutes of Limitations Lead to Dismissal of Some Essure Lawsuits

12 Essure lawsuits dismissed as time-barredWhen more than 20,000 people have lined up to sue you over the irreparable harm allegedly caused by one of your products, every victory might as well be celebrated, no matter how small. This would explain the elation coming out of Bayer as 12 Essure lawsuits were dismissed by a Pennsylvania federal judge as time-barred; meaning that they had exceeded the statute of limitations and too much ...

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Latest Roundup Cancer Verdict to Cost Bayer $80 Million

Monsanto and Bayer lose another roundup cancer trial“A responsible company would test its product. A responsible company would tell their customers if they knew it causes cancer.” These are the words that Edwin Hardeman’s attorney used to send a San Francisco jury into back deliberations; this time to put a value on Hardeman’s life and his battle against non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Aimee Wagstaff, one of Hardeman’s attorneys in the trial, pushed the jury to come back with ...

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Roundup Cancer Trial Jury Finds Glyphosate Responsible for Man’s Cancer

jury finds Roundup caused man's cancerA San Francisco jury finds Roundup caused a man’s cancer just as it was about to enter its second week of deliberations. In the second Roundup cancer trial to be heard in a courtroom, final arguments in Edwin Hardeman’s case against the manufacturer (Monsanto was purchased by Bayer for $63 billion) were delivered last week and the jury had been deliberating since. As those closely watching the ...

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Federal Essure Lawsuits Headed Back to Philadelphia Court

essure lawsuit goes back to state courtEssure will no longer be marketed in the United States in the near future – or anywhere else in the world for that matter – but that doesn’t mean that the lawsuits surrounding the device are going anywhere. And, in at least one situation, a federal court has ruled that, at least for now, it’s not a federal issue.

Bayer had initially requested the move to the federal bench under the ...

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