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U.S. lawsuit filed against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

Mar 28 2019

A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in U.S. federal court on Thursday in what appeared to be the first suit over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people.

U.S. jury says Bayer must pay $80 million to man in Roundup cancer trial

Mar 28 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded $80 million (60.81 million pounds) to a man who claimed his use of Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused his cancer, in the latest legal setback for the company facing thousands of similar lawsuits. | Video

U.S. jury says Bayer must pay $80 million to man in Roundup cancer trial

Mar 28 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded $80 million to a man who claimed his use of Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused his cancer, in the latest legal setback for the company facing thousands of similar lawsuits. | Video

Bayer verliert zweiten Glyphosat-Prozess - 80 Mio Schadenersatz

Mar 28 2019

San Francisco/Frankfurt Die Übernahme des Glyphosat-Entwicklers Monsanto wird für Bayer immer mehr zum Mühlstein.

New Jersey jury finds J&J not liable in talc cancer trial; company settles three other cases

Mar 27 2019

A New Jersey jury on Wednesday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a lawsuit brought by a man who said that asbestos in the company's talcum powder products caused his mesothelioma.

MDL Watch: Consolidation sought in 3M army earplug, cement siding cases

Mar 25 2019

By Tina Bellon A federal judicial panel is set to weigh requests to create multidistrict litigation for products liability lawsuits against 3M Co over allegedly defective ear plugs sold to U.S. military personnel and over allegedly faulty home fiber cement siding sold by Allura.

Bayer, J&J settle U.S. Xarelto litigation for $775 million

Mar 25 2019

Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to settle more than 25,000 U.S. lawsuits over their blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto for a total of $775 million, court documents on Monday showed.

Fed. judge lets Amazon off the hook for hoverboard fire that killed two dogs

Mar 21 2019

A federal judge has ruled that Amazon.com Inc cannot be held liable for selling a hoverboard that allegedly set a California family's home on fire.

Jury finding upends Bayer's Roundup defense strategy: experts

Mar 21 2019

NEW YORK Bayer AG had hoped a new trial strategy focusing jurors on scientific evidence could stem a burgeoning tide of U.S. lawsuits over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup, but a second jury finding on Tuesday that the product caused cancer has narrowed the company's options, some legal experts said.

Roundup bellwether jury to decide design defect claims in second trial phase

Mar 20 2019

The San Francisco federal jury deciding whether Bayer AG unit is liable for a cancer blamed on its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup can hear defective design claims against the company, after the judge in the case on Monday reversed his earlier decision to dismiss those allegations.

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