Reports Of $8B Roundup Deal 'Pure Fiction,' Feinberg Says

Law360 (August 9, 2019, 11:23 AM EDT) -- Media reports that Bayer AG is offering $8 billion to end claims that weedkiller Roundup causes cancer are “pure fiction,” settlement special master Kenneth Feinberg told Law360 on Friday.

Kenneth Feinberg, who is mediating settlement talks in multidistrict litigation over Roundup, said there has yet to be any discussion of dollar amounts. (AP)

Feinberg, who was hired in May to mediate a settlement in multidistrict litigation over Roundup, said that mediation is still in its preliminary stages and there has yet to be any discussion of dollar amounts.

He made the statement in response to a Bloomberg story early Friday that...

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