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Litigation Update: Judge Defers Entry of Common Benefit Order Sought by Opioid MDL PEC

Posted on by Edward Lott

On July 27, the judge overseeing the National Prescription Opiate Multidistrict Litigation denied the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee’s motion to establish a $3 billion common benefit fee fund, stating that the time was not right for a “one size fits all” common benefit order. Noting that both the plaintiffs and defendants believed a global settlement was … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Judge Defers Entry of Common Benefit Order Sought by Opioid MDL PEC”

Bayer asks appeals court to again cut Roundup damage award owed to California groundskeeper with cancer

Posted on by Carey Gillam

Bayer is asking a California appeals court to trim $4 million from the amount of money it owes a California groundskeeper struggling to survive cancer that a trial court found was caused by the man’s exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicides. In a “petition for rehearing” filed Monday with the Court of Appeal for the First … Continue reading “Bayer asks appeals court to again cut Roundup damage award owed to California groundskeeper with cancer”

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