Roundup

Roundup

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Information collection form

 June 25th, 2020: Update

A public announcement of settlements, subject to approval by US courts, has been made by Bayer Inc. regarding litigation files in the United States of America, including those relating to the product known as "Roundup".

The Canadian procedures initiated by the filing of class actions to obtain compensation including Quebec members continue.

It is relevant to mention that the settlement of a class action, approved by the Court, is often the best solution for all the parties.

We will keep you informed of the developments regarding this matter.

 

March 27th, 2020: Update

We wish to inform you of the following developments.

The legal proceedings in the other provinces are also beginning. It is possible that a request would be granted to define a group of Canadian class members that would meet more strict conditions to take into consideration the evidence to be filed before the Court in such cases.

Also, we are perfectly aware that several members are confronted to a difficult medical condition.

We will keep you informed of the developments regarding this matter.

 

January 31th, 2020: Update

The application for autorisation to institute a class action was recently modified in order to enlarge the group to now include the family members of all individuals resident in Quebec who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after having used and/or been exposed to Roundup® between 1976 and the date of the judgment authorizing this class action, including all individuals who are a living spouse, common law spouse, child, grandchild, parent, grandparent or siblings of the victims.

Future developments are expected to take place in late spring.

 

December 19th, 2019: Update

The judge held recently a case management hearing.

One of the topics was the effect of the many class actions filed in other provinces.

We wish to inform you that further development will happen at the end of spring 2020.

 

October 2nd, 2019: Update

The service of the proceedings have been completed against all defendants. We expect that the next developments take place at the end of this fall.

We have received a great number of information collection forms.

We will proceed, on October 15th, to sending an acknowledgment of receipt to the persons who have sent us a form.

In the event that you do not receive said acknowledgment of receipt, we would appreciate that you please contact Mtre. Smith from our firm.

 

July 30th, 2019: Update

The class action is still in the preliminary stages. We do not expect any significant development until fall 2019.

The information collection form should be available for download on our website in August 2019. We are counting on your cooperation to complete it.

 

May 29th, 2019: Update

On May 21st 2019, our firm has filed a class action at the provincial level against Monsanto Canada ULC, Monsanto Company and Bayer Inc. regarding their responsibility arising from the sale of Roundup®.

The class action aims to compensate "all individuals resident in Quebec who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after having used and/or been exposed to Roundup® between 1976 and the date of the judgment authorizing this class action and their successors".

An amount of 10 000 000$ is claimed for punitive damages against the above-mentioned companies, sum to which must be added all damages, yet to be determined, suffered by each member of the class action. 

If you believe to be part of the group and you wish to be registered on the mailing list to receive all important communications regarding the class action, please fill out the information collection form which will be available shortly. Please note that you are not required to fill out the form to be part of the class action group.

We will periodically publish updates on our web site concerning the ongoing process of the class action in order to keep you informed.

Please communicate with actioncollective@dlblegal.ca for any questions regarding this class action.