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Bayer Reported to Be Near $8-10 Billion Roundup Settlement: Handelsblat

Bayer AG is close to agreeing a settlement worth $8-10 billion over claims its glyphosate-based Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday. The company’s supervisory board was due to discuss and vote on the settlement, which …

U.S. Court Nixes Cancer Warning on Bayer’s Roundup Weed Killer

A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday blocked California from requiring that Bayer AG label its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup with a cancer warning, handing the company a victory in its ongoing litigation over the product. In his ruling, U.S. …

Court Hears Bayer’s Appeal of $289M Roundup Cancer Verdict

A California appeals court on Tuesday heard arguments in the first case that went to trial over allegations that Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer, resulting in a $289 million judgment against the company. The August 2018 jury …

How Coronavirus Shutdown Impacts Bayer Stance in Glyphosate Settlement

Bayer said the economic downturn and the need to preserve cash means it is taking a tougher stance in talks to settle claims over accusations that its glyphosate-based weedkillers cause cancer, even as its earnings rose. The pandemic has significantly …

Bayer Roundup Trial in Missouri Postponed as Settlement Talks Continue

Bayer AG said on Friday it has reached an agreement with plaintiffs’ lawyers to postpone a Missouri jury trial over allegations its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer to provide room for negotiations to settle the litigation. “While Bayer is …

Judge Reduces $2 Billion Roundup Jury Verdict to $86 Million

A California judge on Thursday reduced a $2 billion jury verdict, slashing the award for a couple who blamed Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based weed killer, Roundup, for their cancer to $86.7 million. Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith of the California Superior …

Judge Supports Reducing $2 Billion Damages in Bayer Roundup Glyphosate Case

Germany’s Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-based weed killer had caused their cancer. The company had …

Bayer Vows Appeal After Judge Cuts Roundup Jury Award to $25M from $80M

A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company’s bid for a new trial. U.S. District …

Bayer Shareholders React Positively About Plan to Resolve Glyphosate Lawsuits

Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizable stake in the chemicals company. Shares in the German group, …

Bayer Asks Judge to Overrule $2 Billion Monsanto Roundup Verdict

Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple’s cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence. The German drugmaker …