Publication Archive: Roundup

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St. Louis Business Journal Quotes Schnieders on Roundup Suit

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Source: St. Louis Business Journal
The $10.9 billion payout Bayer has offered to settle most Roundup cancer lawsuits may be in jeopardy after a judge said he fears “shenanigans” by the German pharmaceuticals company. The judge said he will decide in a month whether to keep the litigation on hold for more settlement talks or let more trials proceed. “We’ve…Read the article

Law360 Quotes Chris Schnieders On Weed Killer Roundup Case

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Source: Law360
The National Black Farmers Association hit Monsanto with a lawsuit Wednesday in Missouri federal court, seeking to get the Bayer AG unit to stop selling its Roundup brand products, which the group says have been linked to cancer and other ailments. Christopher L. Schnieders of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, who represents NBFA, told Law360 on Wednesday…Read the article

Courthouse News Quotes Chris Schnieders On Roundup Action

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Source: CourtHouse News
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims Monsanto plotted to force America’s black farmers into buying Roundup-resistant seeds, which forced them to rely on heavier and heavier concentrations of the herbicide to the detriment of their health. In a statement, Napoli Shkolnik Partner Schnieders called the proposed agreement a “cynical settlement process” that leaves thousands of…Read the article

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Bayer to stop Roundup Sales

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Source: St. Louis Business Journal
Black farmers have filed a federal lawsuit against Bayer in an effort to stop the sale of Roundup, the weed killer it inherited with its $63 billion purchase of St. Louis-based Monsanto Co. in 2018. “The cycle can only be broken by removing the product from the market,” said Chris Schnieders, a partner in the Kansas…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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