Pharmaceutical Bayer says that jurors in Roundup trials involving allegations that its key ingredient glyphosate causes cancer are only seeing a small sample of what regulators consider when studying the product.
With an upcoming trial Aug 19 in a lawsuit alleging Bayer’s weed killer product Roundup caused cancer in its users, Missouri Civil Justice Reform Coalition Executive Director Richard AuBuchon recently commented on the trial to be held in St. Louis County Circuit Court, near Bayer’s crop science business headquarters.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas Supreme Court recently ruled to strike the state's cap on noneconomic damages in a personal injury case and that decision may affect forum shopping between Kansas and Missouri courts.
ST. LOUIS – With nearly three-quarters of the 13,000-plus claims against the manufacturer of herbicide Roundup being litigated in St. Louis city and county courts, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Missouri State Director Brad Jones finds it unfair that an upcoming trial set for Aug. 19 may delay other cases involving local St. Louis businesses in need of trial settings.
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry states that it would support legislation that will provide protection for lawyers and clients from wrongful third-party litigation funding cases.
JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt in June declared his intention to expand the state’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and its parent company Johnson and Johnson, adding public nuisance and unjust enrichment claims against the companies.