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Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto

It hasn't been a good year for the makers of Roundup weed killer. Back in March, a man was awarded an $80 million verdict after a jury decided that Monsanto's herbicide contributed to his positive diagnosis for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. That was just the latest in a string of rulings in favor of individuals who believe glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed killer, gave them cancer, but it doesn't hold a candle to the massive verdict that was just handed down in California.T...
Tags: Science, California, Monsanto, Oakland, Alva, Bayer, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Hodgkin, Alberta Pilliod

Monsanto ordered to pay £1.5 billion to couple who got cancer from Roundup weedkiller

A couple who blame the weedkiller Roundup Ready for causing their cancer have been awarded £1.5bn.A jury in California on Monday ordered Monsanto to pay damages to Alva and Alberta Pilliod, both in their 70s, in the third and largest courtroom loss for the agriculture company since August.It found Monsanto was liable for the couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a cancer that affects the immune system.The jury also found Roundup had been defectively designed, that the company failed to war...
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Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case

A Jury has ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay $2 billion to a California couple, Alva and Alberta Pilliod, who claim the popular weed killer Roundup caused their cancer. It’s the third straight verdict against Monsanto and the largest payout yet.
Tags: Science, California, Monsanto, Alva, Alberta Pilliod

Attorney: They thought they could trust Monsanto

An Oakland jury handed down a verdict awarding $2.055 billion to Alva and Alberta Pilliod, who say their non-Hodgkin lymphoma was caused by long-term exposure to Monsanto's weed killer, Roundup, according to a statement provided by the plaintiffs' team of attorneys.
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Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in latest weed killer cancer case

A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple claiming the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury’s verdict is third such courtroom loss for Monsanto in California since August. The state court jury in Oakland concluded that Monsanto’s weed killer caused the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma Alva Pilliod and Alberta Pilliod each contracted. Jurors awarded them each $1 billion in punitive damages in addition to compen...
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California jury says Bayer must pay $2 billion to couple in Roundup cancer trial

The jury in San Francisco Superior Court in Oakland said the company was liable for plaintiffs Alva and Alberta Pilliod's contracting non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a spokeswoman for the couple said. It awarded $18 million in compensatory and $1 billion in punitive damages to Alva Pilliod and $37 million in compensatory and $1 billion in punitive damages to his wife, Alberta Pilliod. Bayer denies the allegations, saying decades of studies by the company and independent scientists have shown glyphosat...
Tags: Science, California, Oakland, Alva, Bayer, Hodgkin, San Francisco Superior Court, Alberta Pilliod, Alva Pilliod, Alberta Pilliod Bayer

Bayer must pay $2bn to couple in Monsanto cancer trial, jury rules

San Francisco jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2bn to a couple who claimed Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, marking the third consecutive US jury verdict against the company in litigation over the chemical.The jury in San Francisco superior court in Oakland said the company was liable for plaintiffs Alva and Alberta Pilliod’s contracting non-Hodgkin’...
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Bayer asks California judge to limit evidence in another Roundup cancer trial

Monsanto in a previously unreported filing on Jan. 15 asked California Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith in Oakland to split a March trial by a California couple into two phases. Under the company's proposal, lawyers for Alva and Alberta Pilliod in the initial trial phase would be barred from introducing evidence that the company allegedly attempted to influence regulators and manipulate public opinion.
Tags: Science, California, Monsanto, Oakland, Alva, Bayer, California Superior Court, Winifred Smith, Alberta Pilliod