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Bayer Considering Settlement in Roundup Cancer Cases?

bayer may seek to settle roundup cancer casesIt looks like Roundup maker Bayer might see the writing on the wall. After losing three attempts to convince juries that its flagship herbicide Roundup wasn’t causing customers to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, reports are surfacing of the corporation’s attempts to find a suitable amount to settle the matter.

Information leaked from those said to be familiar with the negotiations indicates that Bayer has offered up to $8 billion to resolve ...

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Ex-NFL Player Blames Roundup for Cancer Diagnosis

ex Pittsburgh steelers running back Merrill Hoge blames Roundup for cancer diagnosisThe ongoing battle over Bayer’s powerful flagship herbicide Roundup has been thrust into an entirely new kind of spotlight. An ex-player for the Pittsburgh Steelers has filed a lawsuit against the corporation claiming that the product caused him to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Former Steelers running back Merril Hoge was first exposed to Roundup in 1977 when he was working on an Idaho ...

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Juror to Roundup Judge: Let Our Decision Stand

juror asks roundup judge not to reduce award amountA juror in the Roundup cancer trial brought by Edwin Hardeman has taken the unusual step of writing a letter to the judge who presided over the matter asking him to let the verdict stand without reducing it. Stating that the $80 million award was “no accident” and came about through “meticulous planning” by the jury, the letter is attributed only to “juror #5.”

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Latest Roundup Lawsuit Looks to Change Tactics

Missouri lawsuit seeks refunds for all roundup purchasesThe people of Missouri, at least according to a class-action lawsuit filed in the state capital, have a message for Bayer when it comes to Roundup: we’d like a refund.

That is the aim of a class-action lawsuit filed against Roundup manufacturer Bayer in a Kansas City courtroom. The lawsuit alleges that Bayer was fraudulent in its marketing and advertising of the world’s most popular herbicide ...

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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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