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November 9, 2020 — U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco is still in charge of almost 2,000 unresolved Roundup cases at this point in time.  According to Bayer, 1,861 out of the 3,787 of the plaintiffs have not settled.  Judge Chhabria paused the litigation and gave Bayer until November 2 to settle.  Because Judge Chhabria did not extend the stay, some cases could move toward trial.  Bayer has reportedly resolved around 88,500 out of approximately 125,000 filed and unfiled claims, saying that they are “fully committed” to settling litigation.

Reference:  Stempel, Jonathan. “Bayer Makes ‘Substantial Progress’ in Roundup Cancer Lawsuits, Mediator Says.” Reuters, Thomson Reuters, 9 Nov. 2020, www.reuters.com/article/uk-bayer-roundup-idUKKBN27P2YJ

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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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