Bayer’s Monsanto Unit Receives $1 Billion Reduction in Roundup Cancer Verdict, Providing Relief Amidst Legal Battles

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri – A judge in Missouri has reduced a $1.5 billion jury verdict against Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit by nearly $1 billion, marking a significant victory for the company in its ongoing legal battle over the cancer risks associated with its Roundup weedkiller. Judge Daniel Green refused to grant Monsanto’s requests for a new trial or to dismiss the entire verdict, but he did reduce the punitive damages portion of the award by over 60% to approximately $550 million. This reduction in the Missouri award comes as a relief for Bayer, which has … Read more

Experienced Commercial Litigation Lawyer (2-4 PQE) Joins Forces to Navigate Complex Legal Battles – 16931/VTA

Sydney, Australia – A law firm in Sydney is currently seeking a Commercial Litigation Lawyer with 2-4 years of experience. The firm, which specializes in handling complex litigation cases, is looking for a lawyer who can confidently handle legal disputes and provide expert advice to clients. The role of the Commercial Litigation Lawyer will involve managing a caseload of commercial litigation matters. This will include conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, and representing clients in court proceedings. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently … Read more

Judge dismisses Disney’s lawsuit against Ron DeSantis, setting potential precedent for free speech battles

Orlando, Florida – In a blow to Disney’s ongoing dispute with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a federal judge has dismissed the company’s lawsuit against him. District Judge Allen Winsor, nominated by former President Donald Trump, ruled that Disney “lacks standing” to sue the governor, prompting a strong reaction from both sides. The conflict between Disney and DeSantis began when the governor tightened control over the Florida amusement park in response to the company’s criticism of his ‘Don’t Say Gay’ legislation. However, Winsor cited previous rulings that stated plaintiffs could not challenge a “constitutional” law change … Read more

Trump Hit With $83.3 Million Defamation Award Amidst Ongoing Legal Battles

New York City – A Manhattan jury awarded Elizabeth Jean Carroll $83.3 million in a defamation case against former President Donald J. Trump. This decision comes less than a year after another civil jury found that Trump had sexually assaulted Carroll 30 years ago. The previous verdict also included a $5 million award for defamation, which Trump has appealed. Carroll’s most recent victory pertains to defamatory statements made by Trump in 2019, when Carroll first revealed the assault in her memoir, as well as statements made after the 2023 decision. The focus of this trial … Read more