Syngenta plaintiffs have until Aug. 10 to submit claims

· May 21, 2018

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 […]

Judge dismisses Farmers Edge lawsuit against Farmobile

· May 7, 2018

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 […]

Syngenta settles in largest ag litigation in U.S. history

· March 13, 2018

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 […]

New York judge rejects farm worker collective bargaining suit

· January 19, 2018

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 […]

22 Attorneys General file suit against FCC net neutrality repeal

· January 17, 2018

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 […]

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