STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Roundup MDL Judge Seeks Information on Fact Sheets, Bellwether Trials for Next Case Management Conference
August 28, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO –– The judge overseeing the national multidistrict litigation docket for Roundup personal injury claims has proposed questions relating to leadership structure, fact sheets, and bellwether trials in the wake of his decision rejecting Daubert challenges to general causation.
In a pretrial order filed Aug. 28, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California asked the parties to be prepared to discuss a number of items at an upcoming case management conference, scheduled for Sept. 13, including whether the leadership structure remain the same for the next phase, whether the plaintiffs should be required to file fact ...