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August 2020–Plaintiffs’ attorney Aimee Wagstaff reported to Judge Chhabria that Bayer was backing away from the company’s tentative settlement agreements made in March.  The agreements were set for finalization in July.  Bayer stated in June that it had a $10 billion settlement with U.S. law firms which would resolve the majority of over 100,000 Roundup claims.  However, only two law firms leading the litigation had signed final agreements at that time.

Reference:  “Monsanto Roundup & Dicamba Trial Tracker.” U.S. Right to Know, 2 June 2020, https://usrtk.org/monsanto-roundup-trial-tracker-index/

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Gayle Gerling Pettinga

Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

Gayle has received numerous awards and honors including Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, and YWCA Evansville 100 Years, 100 Women Honoree, 2011.

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