STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Roundup MDL Court Sets Initial Case Management Conference; Seeks Applications for Lead Counsel
October 24, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO –– The court recently selected to oversee the national coordinated docket for claims relating to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide has scheduled its initial case management conference for Nov. 9, according to a recent pretrial order.
In Pretrial Order No. 1, issued on Oct. 6, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California additionally asked attorneys who wish to be lead counsel in the litigation to submit individual applications by Oct. 20.
The court indicated that during the initial case management conference, the parties will discuss the appointment of liaison and lead counsel for the plaintiffs, the possibility ...
Pretrial Order No. 1