STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Plaintiffs File Supplemental Brief in Dispute Over Designation of Documents in Roundup MDL
September 15, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO –– Plaintiffs in the Roundup multidistrict litigation docket have filed a supplemental brief backing their decision to release certain documents to the public, arguing that the release was done after the dispute was over and resolved in favor of the plaintiffs.
In a supplemental brief filed Aug. 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the plaintiffs maintained that imposing sanctions would be an abuse of discretion since the plaintiffs’ adherence to the de-designation process “eviscerates any notion of bad faith.”
The supplemental brief was filed after an Aug. 24 hearing, at which time ...