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This blog provides the latest updates on the Roundup Cancer lawsuit.

Fob James Law Firm represents victims all over the country with their Roundup claims. We are currently taking cases involving various types of Non-hodkin’s Lymphoma and Leukemia.

If you would like to speak to our exprienced Roundup lawyers, fill out our confidential intake form or call 866-837-1010.

Throughout the Roundup litigation, we will post the latest news and updates below.

June 12, 2024 – Court Lower’s Jury Verdict to $400 Million Dollars

We previously blogged about the $2.25 billion dollar verdict awarded by a jury in Philadelphia. The Court has lowered the verdict to $400 million dollars. While this is unfornunate becuase the Court is second guessing the judgment of the jury, $400 million dollars is still a massive verdict and a big loss to Bayer/Monsanto.

June 2, 2024 – Bayer’s Settlement Fund

Bayer/Monsanto has set aside $16 billion dollars to settle Roundup claims. So far Bayer has settled roughly 100,000 claims for $10 billion. That leaves around 54,000 remaining claims and $6 billion in Bayer’s settlement fund. It seems to us that Bayer will have to come up with more cash if it wants to settle the remaining claims.

May 1, 2024 – New Roundup Trial Underway in St Louis

The next Roundup trial began this week in St. Louis, MO. The trial involves three plaintiffs. We will post updates accordingly.

April 24, 2024 – Court Reduces $1.56 Billion Jury Verdict

In December we blogged about a Missouri jury awarding $1.56 billion tto hree plaintiffs injured by Roundup. The Judge reduced the verdict to $611 million dollars.

Although we never like it when a Judge reduces a jury verdict, the $611 million award is still massive and a victory for the plaintiffs.

April 2, 2024 – Court of Appeals Rules Against Bayer

The U.S. Court of Appeals in the Eleventh Circuit rejected Bayer’s argument that federal insecticide laws shield the company from liability. This is a good ruling.

Bayer was attempting to dismiss a plaintiff’s lawsuit in Georgia based on that argument.

March 5, 2024 – Bayer/Monsanto Gets Defense Verdict In Pennsylvania

A jury in Pennsylvania denied a retired postal worker’s claim that his exposure to Roundup caused his NHL. The jury returend the defense verdict after deliberating for a couple hours. Plaintiff’s counsel stated he intends to appeal the verdict on the grounds that he was not allowed to present key evidence to the jury.

Although this verdict is not helpful to plaintiffs, it is important to put in perspective. Defense verdicts like this will happen in bellwether trials. Bayer will continue to try what it deems to be weaker cases. Plaintiff leadership will continue to try stronger cases. Despite the defense verdicts, the average bellwether trial result is still hundreds of millions of dollars.

February 1, 2024: Another Roundup Lawsuit Victory for Plaintiffs

Plaintiffs’ hot streak continues. A jury in Philadelphia awarded $2.25 billion dollars to a man diagnosed with Non-Hodkin’s Lymphoma. Now that’s a verdict! This is the second jury verdict in a row that is over a billion dollars.

The maker of Roundup, Bayer, will most likely appeal the verdict. However, this verdict should put immense pressure on Bayer to resolve the remaining cases.

December 1, 2023: Huge Roundup Lawsuit Victory for Plaintiffs

A jury in Missouri awarded three plaintiffs $1.56 billion dollars for injuries caused by Roundup. This verdict is a massive win for the plaintiffs with claims in the MDL. Of course, the jury verdict is a huge loss for Bayer.

The plaintiffs are on a winning streak having won four cases in a row. However, prior to these four cases, Bayer had been found not liable to plaintiffs in nine consecutive trials. We are hopeful this verdict will facilitate a global settlement to resolve the remaining cases.

May 8, 2023: Roundup Bellwether Trial Underway in St Louis

A new “bellwether” trial is underway in St Louis, Missouri. This case involves a victim diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at age 39. The lawsuit alleges that the victim, Sharlean Gordon, was exposed to Roundup as a child. Her stepfather used Roundup around the house in a non-commercial manner.

This bellwether trial is important for plaintiffs because Bayer has been on a winning streak. If Ms. Gordon wins this trial, Bayer will be under increased pressure to settle remaining cases, including cases with non-commercial use exposure.

May 8, 2023: Roundup Maker Sued for Not Making Settlement Payment

Monsanto was recently sued for denying a settlement payout to a non-U.S. citizen based on the claimant’s immigration status. The lawsuit was filed by a migrant worker diagnosed with NHL.

As litigation continues onward, another study has been released showing that glyphosate is linked to increased cancer risks. The Journal of the National Cancer Institute concluded that farmers with occupational exposure to glyphosate displayed significantly higher biomarkers for cancer compared to a control group.

October 4, 2022: Roundup Chemical Found in School Lunches

A new independent study reveals that 95.3% of school lunches contain detectable levels of glysophate, the active ingredient in Roundup. The federal government should investigate the long term effects of glysophate exposure in connection with the federally funded school lunch program.

July 29, 2022: Monsanto Settles False Advertising Lawsuit

The maker of Roundup, Monsanto, has agreed to pay 45 million dollars to settle a class action lawsuit alleging false advertising and failure to warn health risks. This class action is different than the lawsuits filed by those that developed cancer.

July 25, 2022: Shocking Finding by the CDC

A study sanctioned by the CDC concluded that the active ingredient of Roundup, Glyphosate, is found in the majority of U.S. urine samples. The International Agency for Research on Cancer – part of the World Health Organization — classifies Glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Though the EPA in 2020 found that Glyphosate is “not likely” to cause cancer in humans, a federal appeals court last month ordered the EPA to reexamine its findings. Bayer plans to remove Glyphosate from consumer based products by 2023.

July 17, 2022: 30,000 Roundup Claims Remain

As of July 2022, roughly 30,000 Roundup claims remain active against Bayer. Additional claims are still being filed. Bayer will likely have to set side several billion dollars to settle these claims.

July 12, 2022: Roundup Lawsuit in Georgia to Move Forward

In a huge win for Plaintiffs, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that a Georgia man’s state law claims against Bayer could move forward. The Plaintiff in that case asserted state law claims that Bayer failed to adequately warn of the risks of using Roundup. The Court rejected Bayer’s argument that federal law shielded it from state law claims. The Court’s ruling allows the Plaintiff’s lawsuit to move forward against Bayer.

In a similar case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit also denied Bayer’s argument that federal law preempted state law. By appealing the same issue in multiple circuits, Bayer was clearly trying to get a conflicting ruling to create a “circuit split” in order to increase the chance of getting a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

June 21, 2022: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Bayer

The Supreme Court of the United States rejected Bayer’s petition to dismiss claims by customers alleging Roundup causes cancer.

November 30, 2021: Roundup Jury Verdict Upheld

The California Supreme Court upheld an 87 million dollar verdict for a couple who were diagnosed with cancer.

June 29, 2021: Bayer to Remove Glyphosate

Bayer announces that it plans to remove Glyphosate from U.S. Lawn and Garden products by 2023.

June 24, 2020: Roundup Settlment Reached

Bayer settles roughly 100,000 Roundup claims for 11 billion dollars.

settlement process will take time and likely not occur until the end of 2023 (at the earliest). case has been assigned to Judge Mary Rowland in the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago.

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Fob James Law Firm is honored to represent victims and their families who have suffered injuries caused by the Roundup products.

We are ready to aggressively represent you and your family on your claim no matter what state you reside in.

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We treat all of our clients exactly how we would want our own family members to be treated. Contact us right now at 866-37-1010 or set up a free case evaluation so we can help you.

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Fob James

Fob James obtained a B.S., in software engineering from Auburn University and then continued his education by getting his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law. After working for a large regional firm for several years where he obtained awards for both individual and corporate clients, Fob found that his passion was fighting for individuals who have been seriously injured or wronged by others. Fob believes that the jury is the great equalizer to the power and influence that large corporations have in society.