Bayer Statement on Solicitor General’s Amicus Brief in the Hardeman Appeal
Today Monsanto filed a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in its appeal of the Pilliod verdict. Bayer’s statement on the filing is as follows.
Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order in Monsanto Co. v. Hardeman requesting the views of the Solicitor General on behalf of the United States. Bayer issued the following statement in response.
Today Bayer – through its subsidiary Monsanto – filed its Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in Hardeman, the only Roundup™ federal product liability case to have gone to trial.
Bayer announced a series of actions it plans to implement following the denial of the motion to preliminarily approve the Roundup™ class settlement agreement. The package of five legal and commercial actions is designed to help the company achieve a level of risk mitigation that is comparable to the previously proposed national class solution.
Read about the five-point plan here.