STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Monsanto Files Notice of 4th Circuit Lipitor Decision, Says Ruling Supports MSJ in Roundup Docket
June 25, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO –– Monsanto has filed a notice of supplemental authority in the national coordinated docket for Roundup-related personal injury claims, contending that a recent 4th Circuit decision to award summary judgment to the defendant manufacturer in the Lipitor MDL docket supports its recent efforts to obtain a similar judgment in the Roundup MDL docket.
In the June 12 notice filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the defendant noted that the 4th Circuit’s decision affirmed a district court’s award of summary judgment to the defendant manufacturer against all plaintiffs in the MDL on general ...