Monsanto Roundup False Advertising Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Monsanto Company makes the weed-killer Roundup. The complaint for this class action accuses Monsanto of false advertising, breach of warranty, and unjust enrichment. At issue is a statement that appears on certain Roundup products, saying the product “targets an enzyme found in plants but not in people or pets.” The complaint alleged that the statement was false and misleading.

Docket Number:

4:19-cv-00102-BP

Company: Monsanto Company

Filing Deadline: September 11, 2020

Class Period: February 13, 2009

Objection Deadline: November 5, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: September 11, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: November 9, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You may make a claim without proof of purchase, but your claim will be limited to one unit per household per year (except for Roundup Weed & Grass Killer Super Concentrate, for which claims are limited to one unit per household for every two years). You must provide proof of purchase if you are claiming more than this of the products at issue.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person in the US who, during the class period, bought in the US for personal or household use (and not for resale or distribution) certain Roundup products in packaging which bore a label saying, “targets an enzyme found in plants but not in people or pets” or a substantially similar statement, and you did not receive a full refund. The products at issue are the following:
- Roundup® Ready-to-Use Weed & Grass Killer III
- Roundup® Ready-to-Use Weed & Grass Killer Plus
- Roundup® Weed & Grass Killer Concentrate Plus
- Roundup® Weed & Grass Killer Super Concentrate
Class periods differ by state. See the list at https://roundupwgksettlement.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/List-of-Applicable-Class-Periods-for-Each-State-v1.pdf.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies, from 37 cents to $10.63 per product.

Total Settlement Amount: $39,550,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,500

Law Firms:
Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman PC
Richman Law Group

Claim Form: Monsanto Roundup False Advertising Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Lisa Jones et al. v. Monsanto Company, et al

Settlement Website: Monsanto Roundup False Advertising Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Jones v. Monsanto Co.
c/o Postlethwaite & Netterville
PO Box 2670
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
claims@RoundupWGKSettlement.com

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels