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Publication Archive: Herbicide

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Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on $2B Roundup Bayer Deal

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Source: Law360
Hundreds of attorneys and several consumer and legal advocacy organizations on Friday joined dozens of putative class members in the Roundup product liability case in urging a California federal judge not to approve a proposed $2 billion deal to settle claims that the weedkiller causes cancer, saying the “anemic” settlement benefits Monsanto and its parent company Bayer AG more…Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Future Roundup Deals

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Source: Law360
“By withdrawing the motion seeking class certification, proposed class counsel recognized the legal infirmities the proposed class suffered,” Hunter J. Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, representing the plaintiffs opposed to the Ramirez deal, told Law360 on Wednesday. “Now maybe Monsanto will properly compensate the victims of Roundup.”Read the article

Law.com Reports On Roundup Class Settlement Opposition

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Source: Law.com Critical Mass
Nearly a dozen firms, including Napoli Shkolnik and others, sought an extension to a July 13 deadline to oppose the class settlement, many of them stating that such a deal had “never before been attempted in the history of American jurisprudence” and raised “profound questions” under Rule 23, federal statutes and the U.S. Constitution. “It…Read the article

Bloomberg Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

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Source: Bloomberg
By pulling their approval request, backers of the proposal “recognized the legal infirmities the proposed class suffered,” Hunter Shkolnik, a plaintiffs’ lawyer who opposed the idea, said in an emailed statement. “Now maybe Monsanto will properly compensate the victims of Roundup.”Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Roundup Litigation

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Source: Law360
A California federal judge has refused to postpone a hearing on a proposed $1.25 billion class action settlement seeking to resolve potential claims from users of Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller who haven’t sued the company or developed cancer yet, saying there’s no reason to delay when the court is already “skeptical” that the settlement is fair.…Read the article
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