Roundup

Bayer Rumored to Be Considering $10 Billion Roundup Settlement

A class-action lawsuit filed against Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG) may be close to reaching a settlement. The case alleges that Roundup causes cancer, and the current offer on the table is $10 billion. If agreed to, this settlement will provide relief to the tens of thousands of claimants named in the lawsuit. The… read more

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Bayer Says It Now Faces More than 18,000 Roundup Lawsuits

The number of Roundup lawsuits filed against Monsanto (now Bayer) has surged by more than 37 percent over the past few months. In April, there were approximately 13,400 Roundup lawsuits filed in state and federal courts in the United States. Since then, 5,000 more plaintiffs have filed suit against the pesticide giant. In July, Bayer… read more

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Federal Judge Will Reduce $80M Roundup Injury Lawsuit Verdict, Despite Monsanto’s “Reprehensible” Conduct

Last year, a California jury ordered Bayer to pay $80 Million at the close of the second Roundup injury lawsuit trial. The award included $5 Million in compensatory damages to cover economic losses, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. The vast majority of the award – $75 Million – was in punitive damages. Bayer immediately… read more

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Bayer Ordered to Mediate Roundup Lawsuit Following $2 Billion Verdict

Earlier this year, Bayer lost its third Monsanto Roundup trial. A California jury ordered the company to pay $2 Billion in what’s described as the largest verdict issued this year. As Bayer continues to lose in court, so do stockholders’ confidence in the company. Bayer stock prices have fallen significantly in recent months. Bayer still… read more

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Monsanto Roundup Injury Lawsuits

Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer is the most widely used pesticide in the world. Unfortunately, multiple scientific studies have found that exposure to Roundup increases the risk of cancer. There’s evidence to suggest that Monsanto knew about the risk but decided not to pass that information along to the public. Instead, it intentionally misled consumers about… read more

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Florida Woman Files $1 Billion Roundup Lawsuit

In the wake of a $2 million jury verdict, a Florida woman’s billion-dollar Roundup injury lawsuit doesn’t seem quite so out of reach. Melanie Lynn Lafond, of Palm Beach County, is fighting Stage-4 esophageal cancer. She believes that Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer is to blame for her devastating diagnosis. A mother of three young boys,… read more

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