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US News Setback for Bayer Group: US court rejects appeal against glyphosate ruling

13:50  23 october  2020
13:50  23 october  2020 Source:   ksta.de

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Bayer , which denies allegations that glyphosate or Roundup cause cancer Monsanto’s Roundup was the first glyphosate -based weed killer but is no longer patent-protected and Another California man was awarded 9 million in August after a state court jury found Roundup caused his cancer.

ruled for Bayer and blocked the state from requiring that any company selling a glyphosate -based produce place a “clear and reasonable warning” on it. California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment listed glyphosate in July 2017 as a chemical known to the state to cause cancer.

The highest court in the US state of California has rejected an appeal by Bayer Group against a first multi-million dollar glyphosate ruling. As can be seen from current court documents, the judges already rejected a corresponding application from the agricultural chemical and pharmaceutical company from Leverkusen on Wednesday (local time). It is about the first case with cancer victim Dewayne Johnson.

Das Bayer Kreuz, Logo des Unternehmens Bayer. © dpa The Bayer Cross, logo of the Bayer company.

In July, an appeals court in San Francisco reduced the damages and punitive damages that a jury awarded Johnson in 2018 from the original $ 289 million to $ 20.5 million.

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 Bayer's search for the way forward Bayer Leverkusen is still looking for easy footballing skills. Drought successes can also help along the way. Charles Aranguiz, who had to go down in Mainz, should also be able to take part in the next steps. © imago images Leverkusen's coach Peter Bosz has to show his team creative ways towards the opposing goal. When the Achilles tendon reported behavior, the working day in Mainz was over for Charles Aranguiz from Leverkusen.

Bayer will also pay $ US 800 million (.16b) to settle claims involving the highly carcinogenic substance polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which have As much as 8.6 billion kilograms of glyphosate has been used globally since it was introduced in 1974. (ABC News: Neale Maude). Only in the US : Lawyer.

Bayer , which denies allegations that glyphosate or Roundup cause cancer, said it was disappointed with the jury's initial decision. Brokerage Warburg lowered its recommendation to "Hold" from "Buy", arguing that the with the renewed setback upcoming glyphosate court cases would remain a drag

Bayer described the decision as a step in the right direction, but also stressed that the judgment was not compatible with the legal situation. The Supreme Court should therefore clarify whether a manufacturer could be held liable under state product liability law if no cancer warning was affixed to a product. Because US federal law does not allow such a warning. In this context, Bayer repeatedly refers to the support from the US government and its EPA, which still did not classify glyphosate as carcinogenic.

The current decision of the judges is a setback for Bayer, but in view of the tens of thousands of glyphosate lawsuits in the USA, it is of minor importance. Because Bayer wants to enclose this in a large-scale comparison worth billions. The Johnson case and two other cases in which the plaintiffs were awarded large indemnities are not part of this intended settlement. (dpa)

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