Monsanto Can't Trim MDL Claiming Weedkiller Causes Cancer
Law360 (March 7, 2019, 10:05 PM EST) -- Monsanto lost a bid to pare back multidistrict litigation over the agrochemical giant’s allegedly carcinogenic Roundup weedkiller when a California federal judge ruled Thursday that the claims in three bellwether cases are backed by believable evidence and aren’t preempted by other laws.
U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria on Thursday denied Monsanto’s January bid for the court to rule that federal law preempts consumers' claims that the company failed to warn that the herbicide caused cancer. The ruling addresses claims brought in three bellwether suits, including a case brought by plaintiff Ed Hardeman that is currently on trial before Judge Chhabria in...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!