Roundup Parties Exchange Briefing on Alleged Fraudulent Joinder of Companies in Jurisdiction Dispute

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SAN FRANCISCO –– Plaintiffs trying to remand their Roundup personal injury claims from the multidistrict litigation docket have file a brief maintaining that defendants named in their complaint are not fraudulently joined, given that statements on the company’s website “signal the wide reach Wilbur-Ellis has to all markets.”

In a Jan. 11 reply brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the plaintiffs accused Monsanto of engaging “in a word game, selecting words to its benefit, and dropping off portions of sentences that are detrimental to its argument.”

“For example,” the plaintiffs wrote, “Monsanto cites …


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