Roundup still at risk for litigation

Roundup still at risk for litigation

A staff attorney with the National Ag Law Center says Roundup herbicide is still at risk for litigation in parts of the country due to a failure-to-warn claim.

Brigit Rollins says failure-to-warn claims have been a trend in pesticide injury lawsuits in the past few years.

“Under this sort of state common law, a manufacturer of a product has a duty to warn consumers if there is a risk the manufacturer either is aware of or could reasonably foresee.”

An 11th Circuit Court in Atlanta, Georgia recently denied a request from Bayer to review a ruling that allowed a doctor to make a failure to warn claim against the company.

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