STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
JPML Schedules Roundup MDL Motion for September Hearing in DC
August 17, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear arguments relating to the creation of a multidistrict litigation docket for personal injury claims related to exposure to glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup product, according to a recent notice.
The panel set the pending motion for its Sept. 29 hearing at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse at 9:30 a.m.
The motion to create a coordinated docket for the more than 20 pending cases across the country was filed with the JPML on July 27; in it, the plaintiffs suggested that the cases be coordinated before either Hon. ...