Bayer takes authorized battle over glyphosate most cancers claims to U.S. supreme court docket Reuters by way of

Bayer takes legal battle over glyphosate cancer claims to U.S. supreme court

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Bayer (OTC:) on Monday mentioned it filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Courtroom to reverse court docket verdicts that awarded damages to a buyer blaming his most cancers on use of the German group’s glyphosate-based weedkillers.

Bayer final week misplaced a 3rd enchantment in decrease courts in opposition to verdicts that sided with customers of glyphosate-based Roundup, awarding them tens of tens of millions of {dollars} in damages every, leaving the medicine and pesticides group to pin hopes for authorized reduction on the highest U.S. Courtroom.

Bayer requested the Supreme Courtroom to assessment verdicts that went in favour of California resident and Roundup consumer Edwin Hardeman, a spokesman mentioned.