Bayer Statement on Solicitor General’s Amicus Brief in the Hardeman Appeal
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, Monsanto filed its reply brief to the Supreme Court in support of its petition for review of the Hardeman decision.
Several organizations have filed amici briefs in support of Monsanto’s petition to the Supreme Court for review of the Hardeman decision.
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.
Washington Legal Foundation | By Evan M. Tager and Jonathan S. Klein
Despite Daubert’s mandate that district courts must scrutinize expert testimony to ensure that juries hear only reliable and relevant expert testimony, in practice the courts often treat important questions of reliability as matters for cross examination.
On June 1, 2020, Monsanto filed its third step brief in the Hardeman glyphosate case in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, urging the Court to reverse the verdict in the case. Read the third step brief here. Read the initial opening appeal brief here.
Legal Newsline | By Rich Peters Bayer announced last week that at least 16 entities – including trade groups, several states and the federal government – are supporting the company’s appeal of a $25 million verdict in favor of plaintiff Edwin Hardeman, who alleged Roundup weedkiller caused his cancer. Amicus briefs were filed in the […]
CBS News | By Kate Gibson Shares of Monsanto parent Bayer surged on Monday after the U.S. government put itself in the German company’s corner, arguing that a ruling that found the pesticide Roundup caused cancer should be overturned. In a friend of the court brief filed Friday with a San Francisco-based appeals court, the […]
WHIPPANY, N.J., December 23, 2019 –Bayer said today that six amicus briefs were filed in its appeal of the Hardeman case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, representing 16 public, professional, trade and commercial entities. The briefs make arguments on a range of issues including federal preemption, Daubert standards, and the admissibility of expert […]