Monsanto Roundup Trial Schedule as of 9/13/2018

 

California JCCP:  California State litigation, example case no. RG17853420,: Roundup Products Cases (known as the Roundup Judicial Council Coordination Proceedings or simply Roundup JCCP) before the California Superior Court for the County of Alameda. All cases filed in California state courts are moved to the JCCP. Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneyR. Brent Wisner on March 15, 2018, was appointed administrator and co-lead counsel for the Roundup Products Cases filed in the JCCP. This court is in Oakland. 243 cases have been consolidated here. The Honorable Judge Ioana Petrou is the presiding judge.

No trial dates yet set but The Miller Firm has requested a joint preference (expedited) trial for a husband and wife, Alva and Alberta Pilliod, who both have non-Hodgkin lymphoma. There is a hearing on that request on October 9, 2018.

In the JCCP, general causation discovery is continuing, as well a liability discovery. The Sargon/general causation summary judgment motion is due 10/30/2018 and the hearing is scheduled for 1/25/2019.

 St. Louis CITY:  The October 22, 2018 trial in St. Louis has been postponed until sometime next year.

2/6/2019 – The first St. Louis City trial is scheduled for February 6, 2019, in the Circuit Court for the City of St. Louis. The plaintiff is Jeff Hall, represented by The Miller Firm.

Oct. 2019 – The next St. Louis City trial after that isn’t until October 2019 and will be for 15 plaintiffs together. Winston is the lead case. Weitz & Luxenberg represents these plaintiffs.

1/21/2020  and 3/23/2020 – Two more trials scheduled for cases of The Miller Firm.

St. Louis COUNTY:

4/22/19 – The first trial in this court is scheduled for April 22, 2019. The Plaintiff is Sharlean Gordon (part of the Adams complaint) represented by Andrus Wagstaff.


The next trials occur in June and September 2019 and are represented by Andrus Wagstaff.

2020 – Andrus Wagstaff reports three trials set in 2020.

In the St. Louis cases, both in the City and County, liability and specific causation discovery is underway and ongoing.

Montana: Andrus Wagstaff filed a motion for priority trial based on dying plaintiff in Bozeman.  Local counsel tells them they will get a 2019 trial date. Andrus Wagstaff disclosed witness and exhibit lists in this case. The case isCazier v. Monsanto, Montana Eighteenth Judicial District Court Gallatin County Cause No. DV 17-883C.

 Delaware state court:  unknown

Kansas City: The Miller Firm has a case there but no trial date yet set.

MDL: Federal litigation- MDL in Roundup Products Liability Litigation, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, case no. 3:16-md-02741.The Honorable Judge Chabbria is the presiding judge. 515+ cases have been consolidated here–cases that were previously filed in federal courts across the country. This court is in San Francisco. Baum Hedlund senior partner Michael Baum remains a member of the Executive Committee for the MDL.

The Case Management conference occurred today and Judge Chhabria chose four cases to go to trial in Spring 2019. No official dates have been set but may be so as soon as tomorrow. Listed here in no particular order:

  1. Hardeman – Andrus Wagstaff
  2. Stevik – The Miller Firm
  3. Penrod – The Miller Firm
  4. Gibeyhou – unknown (I am unsure of the spelling of the plaintiff’s name and his lawyer’s name at this time.)

Disclaimer: These are the trials I am aware of after consulting with our attorneys and the other firms leading the Monsanto Roundup litigation. Trial dates are subject to change.

Best always,

Robin McCall
Media Relations

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC

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Special thanks to…

Robin McCall
Media Relations

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC

Los Angeles ● Philadelphia ● Washington, D.C.

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