Tag - Case

$400 Million Dicamba Settlement Agreement Reached

Monsanto’s successor Bayer AG has agreed to pay up to $300 Million to soybean producers and additional amounts to producers of other non-soybean and specialty crops who have suffered dicamba damage from dicamba sprayed ‘over the top’ of dicamba tolerant soybeans or cotton between 2015 and 2020.  Bayer has agreed to pay attorneys fees, litigation expenses and claims administration expenses and other costs in addition to the amounts provided to qualified claimants.  The total settlement value is expected to [...]


Syngenta Class Action Settlement News

As you are no doubt aware, a tentative settlement in the amount of $1.51 Billion has been reached between Syngenta Corporation and Farmers who have been damaged economically as a result of Syngenta’s premature marketing of two genetically modified strains of corn Agrisure Viptera® and Agrisure Duracade™ that were outlawed in China. The preliminary settlement is pending in the multi-district litigation in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. If you are a member of the class [...]


Blanton and Hanschen Settle Unpaid Overtime

Attorneys Joseph Blanton and Shaun Hanschen recently settled a suit for unpaid overtime payments for firm clients. Attorney Joseph Blanton recently settled a farm accident personal injury case for a firm client. Both settlements were confidential. Joseph Blanton has been admitted to practice in the State of Texas. The firm continues to be retained by farmers who seek to be part of the Syngenta Corn Class Actions and continues to serve as counsel in Southeast Missouri for those actions.