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St. Louis consumer accuses Monsanto of false advertisement

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2017, 9:28am

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — A St. Louis consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Monsanto, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

West Coast 'super tort' against Monsanto could spread to other states

John Breslin Jan. 17, 2017, 10:20am

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A private law firm in line to earn millions representing the state of Washington has been active in recent years donating to candidates for state attorney general.

Wash. AG sues Monsanto over PCB-related issues; Company calls lawsuit 'highly experimental'

Mark Iandolo Dec. 13, 2016, 9:50am

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced an environmental lawsuit Dec. 8 against Monsanto, filed in King County Superior Court, seeking damages and cleanup costs associated with the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) Monsanto allegedly produced for decades.

California consumer accuses Monsanto of false advertising

Louie Torres Nov. 2, 2016, 11:07am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A California woman is suing Monsanto, alleging breach of implied warranty and negligent misrepresentation.

Calif. cities' pollution claims against Monsanto dismissed, but amended complaint filed

Caleb Murphy Sep. 23, 2016, 2:08pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- A federal court recently dismissed claims three cities brought against Monsanto, claiming the seed giant was polluting the San Francisco Bay with polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB).

Monsanto, farmers group react to U.S. SC ruling

Jessica M. Karmasek May 14, 2013, 3:15pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Agribusiness giant Monsanto Company praised the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Monday in favor of the company, calling it "crucial" in supporting the world's growing needs.

U.S. SC sides with Monsanto in patent infringement case

Jessica M. Karmasek May 13, 2013, 3:30pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a farmer who bought patented seeds cannot reproduce them through planting, and harvest them, without the patent holder's permission.

Ala. SC makes ruling in cases over $300M Monsanto settlement

Jessica M. Karmasek May 1, 2012, 7:40am

Main MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The Alabama Supreme Court issued a ruling last week in three related cases over the terms of a $300 million settlement with the Monsanto Company in 2003.

McGraw sues over soybeans

Jessica M. Karmasek Oct. 25, 2010, 12:00pm

McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has filed a lawsuit against the Monsanto Company for refusing to cooperate with his office's investigation of the sale of soybeans.