Syngenta Defendants File Brief Outlining Proposed Bellwether Protocol in Paraquat Herbicide MDL

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EAST ST. LOUIS –– The Syngenta defendants involved in the national multidistrict litigation docket for Paraquat herbicide claims has filed a brief outlining their proposed bellwether protocol, arguing that the plaintiffs’ proposal “would waste party and judicial resources without meaningfully advancing the MDL….”

In a joint submission filed Dec. 1 with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the Syngenta defendants argued that their proposed bellwether protocol uses “best practices to identify a representative sample of cases that will yield meaningful information about the broader MDL inventory.”

The Syngenta defendants explained that the protocol involves the random …


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