Top Product Liability Cases Of 2019: Midyear Review

Law360 (June 21, 2019, 5:40 PM EDT) -- So far this year, Monsanto has been hit with more than $2 billion in damages over claims that it failed to warn of the cancer risks of its popular Roundup weedkiller. Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court has clarified the "clear-evidence" standard for failure-to-warn cases, while Connecticut's top court put a dent in the federal law protecting gunmakers from liability when firearms are used in crimes.

Here, Law360 recaps the most significant product liability cases of the first half of 2019.

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Doris Albrecht et al.

The U.S. Supreme Court's May ruling that a judge, not a...

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