Forrest Weldon Law Group Delivers Justice With $1.56 Billion Victory in Bayer Roundup Trial
In a groundbreaking legal victory, Forrest Weldon Law Group successfully delivered justice for victims poisoned by Bayer's Roundup weedkiller, with a Missouri jury on Friday awarding $1.56 billion to plaintiffs.
The case centered around plaintiffs Daniel Anderson, Jimmy and Brenda Draeger, Valorie Gunther and their decades of exposure to Roundup weedkiller, with Forrest Weldon attorneys representing the plaintiffs. Evidence from the trial brought to light the egregious negligence of Bayer as it continues to sell its Roundup weedkiller following documented cases of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma tied to glyphosate exposure.
This is the fourth consecutive trial verdict in favor of injured Roundup plaintiffs in as many weeks. Plaintiffs have been awarded $1.25 million, $175 million, and $332 million respectively in those other litigations.
In addition to failure to warn, the jury found Bayer responsible for design defect and negligence. After hearing arguments and closely examining the evidence, the jury sided with the plaintiffs and awarded $1.56 billion in a landmark decision and one of the largest jury awards of 2023.
"We applaud the jury in its relentless pursuit of the truth. And most of all, we honor the plaintiffs who dared to stand up and courageously cast light into the shadows of a powerful corporation," said Bart Rankin, Partner at Forrest Weldon. "Their bravery is a beacon of hope to all who seek restoration, and a reminder of how the voice of truth can resonate powerfully in the halls of justice."
Rankin continued, "The court's verdict is not just a triumph of justice; it's a clarion call to Bayer, making it clear that no entity can escape accountability. This is the first of many victories as we continue to seek justice for thousands of innocent victims."
Plaintiffs were represented by Forrest Weldn as lead counsel, Duncan Stubbs, and Clement, Van Ronzelen & Schulte.
Attorneys for Forrest Weldon are available for immediate comment.
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About Forrest Weldon Law Group, LLP
Forrest Weldon is a civil litigation firm in Dallas, Texas that brings world-class strategies to support meaningful change in the lives of those it serves. With over 40 years of combined litigation experience in state and federal courts nationwide, its team is positioned to handle any complex civil case in a relentless pursuit of justice. For more information, visit forrestweldon.com.
About Duncan Stubbs, PLLC
Duncan Stubbs, PLLC, a civil litigation firm based in Dallas, Texas, has been at the forefront of championing justice since 2016. The firm has proudly represented more than 50,000 plaintiffs in numerous multidistrict litigations in the fields of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer products. Their unwavering commitment to excellence and their dedication to leveling the playing field have set them apart in the legal landscape. With a team of skilled and compassionate attorneys, Duncan Stubbs fights to ensure that harmed consumers obtain the justice they rightfully deserve. For more information, visit duncanstubbs.com.
About Clement, Van Ronzelen & Schulte
Clement, Van Ronzelen & Schulte is a law firm distinguished by its guiding principles of intensity and excellence in representing clients with serious injuries or wrongful death cases. They prioritize building mutual trust with their clients, ensuring the right match for each case. Unlike firms that accept every case, they carefully select clients, guaranteeing personalized attention and resources from day one. Their team of experienced attorneys, recognized with multiple awards and known for their legal skills, has a proven track record of achieving significant results, recovering millions for clients. For more information visit cvrslaw.com.