SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) In a court hearing earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria announced he had hired Kenneth Feinberg to oversee mediation talks between Bayer AG and lawyers for thousands of plaintiffs claiming the popular herbicide Roundup causes cancer.
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Massive Roundup verdict, in wake of EPA ruling, shows how uncertainty and embarrassing emails can trump science
On April 30, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, to be safe. Less than two weeks later, a California jury ordered Bayer AG to pay $2 billion to a couple who blamed their non-Hodgkin's lymphoma on Roundup.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A water service company is seeking damages from the manufacturers and distributors of a chemical over allegations the chemical has contaminated its wells.
Asbestos defendants failed to convince New York’s highest court to intervene in a long-running fight over how the New York City asbestos court known as NYCAL does business, leaving them with few options as hundreds of lawsuits march toward trial in the plaintiff-friendly venue.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (Legal Newsline) — The manufacturer of Jeetops is suing Dow Chemical, alleging alleging intentional misrepresentation.
The chemical company reached an agreement in a class action lawsuit filed against it over polyurethane pricing just weeks after Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of natural causes at a luxury hunting resort in Texas.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Two asbestos attorneys discussed at a conference on Thursday how St. Louis has grown in recent years as a more attractive asbestos jurisdiction.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - An order to consolidate five class action lawsuits involving the water contamination crisis in West Virginia in January has been filed in federal court.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) -- Last week, attorneys for Dow Chemical Co. and Dole Food Company Inc. asked the Delaware Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit against them over a now-banned pesticide that has been linked to sexual and reproductive abnormalities.
MIDLAND, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Dow Chemical Company announced Thursday that the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce issued its findings in the arbitration case between it and Petrochemical Industries Company of Kuwait.
HOUSTON -- A former Dow Chemical Company research scientist was sentenced to five years in prison for stealing trade secrets selling them to the People's Republic of China.
Kaplan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A Washington D.C.-based legal foundation is urging a U.S. appeals court to uphold an injunction that prevents a group of Ecuadorian plaintiffs from trying to collect a multibillion dollar judgment against Chevron Corp.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld a trial court's denial of Dow Chemical Co.'s motion to quash a subpoena to compel the deposition of a company-designated witness.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear three cases against Dow Chemical Company over the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.