Bayer will pay up to $10.9 billion to settle most of the lawsuits over the use of Roundup herbicide. Plaintiffs claimed their cancer was linked to glyphosate, something Bayer still disputes. With this settlement, 95,000 cases are wrapped up. Another 25,000 cases remain unsettled. Bayer has been involved in this litigation since taking over Monsanto in 2018 and that now comes to an end. Bayer also agreed to pay $400 million to resolve a legal challenge over dicamba and herbicide drift. To receive compensation, farmers must prove drift damage took place between 2015 and 2020.
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