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

Atlas: Providing Unbiased and Unfiltered News You Can Trust

Los Angeles, CA – People across the nation have come to rely on Atlas as a reliable source for unbiased and unfiltered news. What began as a passion project has now become a necessary resource for readers seeking quality journalism. Readers trust Atlas to provide them with accurate and objective news coverage. The platform has built a reputation for delivering news that is free from biases and filters. For those looking for a source they can depend on, Atlas is the go-to destination. In a media landscape filled with misinformation and sensationalism, Atlas stands out … Read more

D.C. Superior Court Hosts 25th Annual Youth Law Fair, Providing High School Students a Positive Insight into the Justice System

WASHINGTON (AP) — High school students in Washington, D.C. had the unique opportunity to gain a positive perspective of the court system during the 25th annual Youth Law Fair at the D.C. Superior Court on Saturday. The event allowed students to engage in mock trials as jurors, witnesses, attorneys, defendants, and even judges, providing them with firsthand experience of what happens inside a courtroom. More than 150 students attended the fair, which aimed to familiarize them with the judicial system. The theme of this year’s Youth Law Fair was “The Ride You Can’t Afford to … Read more

Otterbourg P.C. Launches Mass Tort Bankruptcy Practice Group, Providing Unprecedented Legal Support for Creditors and Fiduciaries

New York, NY – Otterbourg P.C. has officially announced the launch of its Mass Tort Bankruptcy Practice Group. This move formalizes a highly successful informal practice group that has operated within Otterbourg for the past few years. The Mass Tort Bankruptcy Practice Group provides advice and representation to creditors and fiduciaries of creditors, including tort claimants, governmental units, official committees, ad hoc committees, future claimant representatives, and settlement trust trustees and committees. This includes offering support during bankruptcies involving significant mass tort liabilities. Led by Bankruptcy and Restructuring Partner Sunni P. Beville and Litigation Partner … Read more