All signs point to litigator dollar signs, not an earnest search for the truth, in the $289 million Roundup verdict in California.
Newsflash to anyone moving to the country: combines are noisy, pigs are smelly, tractors create dust, and cows are always mooing. Hog farmers in North Carolina are wishing their neighbors got the memo before settling down next door. Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in the world, has been named in more than two dozen […]
The Claims Administrator of the Syngenta Agrisure lawsuit has released more information regarding the settlement. Syngenta and Plaintiffs announced a $1.51 billion settlement to resolve class actions and individual cases alleging that Syngenta sold its “Agrisure Viptera” and “Agrisure Duracade” corn seeds before it should have because new insect-resistant genetic traits in those seeds had […]
The U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska has granted summary judgment for Farmobile in a lawsuit filed against it by Farmers Edge (FEI). The court dismissed all claims filed against Farmobile ranging from misappropriation of trade secrets to a request that a judgment be entered declaring FEI to be the owner of Farmobile’s […]
A $1.51 billion settlement has been reached in the nationwide class action lawsuit filed in Kansas federal court over Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seed. It is believed to be the largest agricultural litigation settlement in U.S. history. The Syngenta settlement covers all U.S. corn producers – farmers and crop share landlords – as well as […]
A New York judge has thrown out a lawsuit that sought collective bargaining rights for farm workers. “New York Farm Bureau learned today that Judge Richard McNally has granted our organization’s request to dismiss the New York Civil Liberties Union’s baseless lawsuit that sought to create collective bargaining rights for farm workers. The Court’s decision […]
Led by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, a coalition of 22 Attorneys General have filed a multi-state lawsuit to block the FCC’s rollback of net neutrality. The coalition filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, formally commencing the lawsuit against the FCC and the federal […]