On February 26, 2018, a $1.5 billion Settlement Agreement was executed in the class-action lawsuit against Syngenta which alleged the company was negligent in its introduction of genetically modified corn into the marketplace which effects included cutting off access to the Chinese market. Beginning on May 11, 2018, members of the four plaintiff classes will begin to receive notification of their qualification. The four classes cover a large swath of members of the agricultural industry including:
1) corn growers who did not raise Viptera or Duracade varieties;
2) corn growers who did raise Viptera and Duracade varieties;
3) grain handlers; and
4) ethanol production plants. For more information regarding the Settlement and the necessary documents to file a claim visit https://www.cornseedsettlement.com/ .
If you have any questions contact Attorney John C. Mitby.
Phone: 608-310-5556 or 608-575-4077