Arkansas Farmers v. Monsanto, BASF

MDL No. 2820
June 14, 2017
Not judged
United States, Arkansas, Jonesboro

No description
Monsanto, BASF
Phillip J. Duncan

Civil court
Class action, Multi-district litigation
Herbicide, Dicamba
The plaintiffs seek unspecified damages for damage to crops, fruits and trees that weren't dicamba-resistant
Federal Court of Arkansas, Jonesboro, United States

A group of Arkansas farmers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of the herbicide dicamba that they blame for damaging their crops. On Feb. 2, 2018, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation made the determination that 11 lawsuits filed in 4 states (including this one) against the makers dicamba will be centralized in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in St. Louis, Missouri. On June 24, Bayer settles U.S. Roundup, dicamba and PCB litigation for more than $10 billion. The settlement covers all claims in the multi-district litigation (MDL).