STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Roundup MDL Court Issues Pretrial Order on In Limine Motions in Upcoming Trial
February 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO –– The federal court overseeing the national multidistrict litigation docket for Roundup personal injury claims has issued a pretrial order addressing motions in limine, excluding in part the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s classification of the herbicide from a bellwether trial set to start in the coming days.
In Pretrial Order No. 81, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the Monograph itself will not be admitted as an exhibit and that while “expert witnesses may use the brief discussion of IARC’s independent meta-analysis,” those experts may “not use the portions ...