Bartlit Beck Prevails in First Baycol Trial for Bayer

Haltom v. Bayer Corp. (2003)

$500 million

Phil Beck won a complete defense verdict for Bayer in this first Baycol products liability trial set in plaintiff's chosen venue, Corpus Christi, Texas.  Plaintiff sought over $500 million, and the case was closely watched for likely effect on the thousands of other Baycol cases pending throughout the country.  Bayer's stock price went up 39% on news of the victory.

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