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Jury Holds Monsanto Accountable, Awards California Man $80 Million in Roundup Injury Lawsuit

A few short weeks ago, a California jury determined that glyphosate was a “substantial factor” in Edward Hardeman’s 2015 cancer diagnosis. Yesterday, the same jury decided that Monsanto was liable for the California man’s injuries. The panel ordered the conglomerate to pay Hardeman $80 million in damages. Hardeman Exposed to Glyphosate For More Than Two… read more

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Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff in Second Roundup Trial

On February 25, Edward Hardeman’s Roundup lawsuit went to trial. Three weeks later, a federal jury returned a verdict in his favor. After four days of deliberation, the jury decided that exposure to glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer – was a “substantial factor” in the Hardeman’s cancer diagnosis. Second Roundup Trial… read more

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Second Monsanto Roundup Bellwether Trial Begins

More than 11,000 Roundup lawsuits are pending in state and federal courts across the country. The second Monsanto Roundup trial is scheduled to begin this month. A San Francisco jury will hear a lawsuit brought by Edwin Hardeman, a 70-year-old man. Hardeman claims that he worked with Roundup for more than three decades on his… read more

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Judge Allows Evidence of Misconduct in Monsanto Roundup Lawsuits

Disputes over the safety of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer have been going on for decades. These disputes are now entering the courtroom. Bayer, the company behind Roundup, currently faces more than 9,300 injury lawsuits in courts across the country. These lawsuits allege that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, causes non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The plaintiffs in… read more

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California Jury Believes Roundup Causes Cancer, Awards Groundskeeper Millions of Dollars

Controversy has surrounded Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer for years. The FDA has gone back and forth on whether or not glyphosate, the pesticide’s active ingredient, is carcinogenic. The manufacturer denies that its product is dangerous. However, a California jury recently came to a different conclusion. In 2018, a San Francisco jury awarded $289 million in… read more

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