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Monsanto Files Petition for Review with California Supreme Court in Johnson Case

Monsanto filed a petition with the highest court in California seeking its review of the decision in Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto Company, the first case in the Roundup™ litigation to go to trial. Monsanto asserts in the petition that the Court of Appeal’s recent decision warrants review because it conflicts with the law and longstanding legal principles with regard to federal preemption, design defect, failure to warn and punitive damages.

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Four amicus briefs filed in case appeal of bellwether Roundup trial; Farmers question – ‘what is the law?’

Northern California Record | By Rich Peters
Four amicus briefs have been filed in the California Court of Appeals in the case of Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto raising “concerns about the methods used to determine medical causation and the award of punitive damages in the Johnson case, as well as the reliance of businesses and consumers on regulatory approvals,” said a media representative for Bayer.

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Filing of Four Amicus Briefs in Johnson Appeal

On August 30 and September 3, 2019, a number of entities – CMA (comprised of the California Medical Association, California Dental Association and California Hospital Association), California Farm Bureau Federation, Civil Justice Association of California, and leading biotech company Genentech – filed amicus briefs in the Johnson glyphosate case in the Court of Appeal of […]

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Was the judge overseeing the $80M Roundup verdict swayed by a public relations campaign against her?

Legal Newsline | By Daniel Fisher Monsanto has appealed a groundbreaking $80 million verdict over its Roundup herbicide, saying the judge committed several serious legal errors and reversed herself on the issue of punitive damages after she was placed on the receiving end of an “extraordinary and coordinated public relations campaign” that included a full-page […]

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