Roundup MDL Judge Seeks Plan for Resolution of Cases, Appoints Kenneth Feinberg to Mediate Global Settlement Discussions
May 23, 2019
- Pretrial Order No. 147
SAN FRANCISCO –– In an effort to develop a plan for resolution or trial of the thousands of Roundup personal injury cases before it, the federal court overseeing the national multidistrict litigation docket for Roundup cases has appointed Kenneth Feinberg to mediate global settlement discussions between Monsanto and the Plaintiffs’ MDL Executive Committee, sources told HarrisMartin Publishing.
The appointment was revealed during a hearing on May 22 before Judge Vince Chhabria in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. During the hearing, Judge Chhabria asked the parties to meet with Feinberg in the next two weeks.…