Category: Roundup Weed Killer

Bayer Reaches Deal Over Roundup Cases

After entering into a previous settlement that covered current claims, Bayer entered into a $2 billion deal that would settle any future claims related to its weedkiller Roundup. Bayer had struggled for months to reach a settlement of claims that Roundup was linked with cases of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer. Bayer inherited the […]

Unsettled Roundup Weed Killer Cases Move Forward

A federal judge restarted dozens of pending cases involving the weed killer Roundup after a settlement totaling $10.9 billion had been reached in other cases. The Roundup litigation had been stayed in order to give Monsanto, now owned by Bayer, the opportunity to negotiate a settlement. Now U.S. District Judge Vince Chabria plans to move […]

Roundup Case Reaches Settlement

Thousands of victims of non-Hodgkins lymphoma and their families found out this week that a settlement had been reached in the Roundup lawsuits. Bayer, owner of Monsanto the manufacturer of Roundup, agreed to a $10 billion settlement. This settlement is meant to resolve tens of thousands of claims that the company failed to warn consumers […]

Roundup 3M Earplug and Hernia Mesh Lawsuits on the Rise in 2019

In 2019, the number of lawsuits filed regarding Roundup weed killer, 3M earplugs, and hernia mesh grew significantly. Most of the lawsuits were part of a multi-district litigation (MDL) which transferred similar lawsuits to one judge. According to a November 2019 report on the MDLs, lawsuits involving Roundup and 3M earplugs were among the country’s […]

Roundup Case Reaches Settlement

In January 2020, the latest trial in St. Louis regarding allegations that Bayer’s popular weed killer, Roundup, caused cancer was postponed. The postponement was indefinite and was for the purpose of allowing settlement talks between the parties to continue. Another case in Contra Costa County in California was also postponed due to hopes that settlement […]

The connection between roundup and cancer

Bayer-owned Monsanto has been facing over a billion dollars in verdicts in lawsuits alleging that their weed killer, Roundup, has caused cancer in users. The allegations are that Roundup contains a carcinogen that can lead to the development of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Glyphosate Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is the world’s most widely used broad-spectrum […]

Roundup Case Reaches Settlement

Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer is one of the most widely used herbicides in the world. Now there is evidence that Roundup may cause cancer in people who used it on a regular basis. Thousands of people have filed lawsuits across the country alleging that Monsanto failed to warn consumers of the increased risk of cancer […]