Roundup

Bayer Faces an Increasing Number of Lawsuits From Hawaiian Plaintiffs

Hawaii will become the next state to pile on lawsuits against Monsanto and its Roundup pesticide. Attorneys recently filed both federal and state product liability suits against the company. They claim their clients developed non-Hodgkins lymphoma after using the pesticide Roundup. The lawsuits follow similar suits across the country. Roundup Lawsuits in Hawaii Attorneys Michael… read more

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Former NFL Star Files Roundup Injury Lawsuit After Cancer Diagnosis

Merril Hoge, a former running back in the NFL, is among those who believe that Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer causes cancer. Earlier this month, Hoge formally filed a Roundup injury lawsuit against Monsanto – now Bayer. In the lawsuit, he, like many others, not only claims that Roundup is carcinogenic, but that the company knew… read more

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Children Among Those Suing Bayer Over Roundup Injuries

Adults aren’t the only ones who claim to have been harmed by Bayer’s Roundup weed killer. Several parents also believe that their children have received devastating cancer diagnoses after being exposed to the pesticide. This tends to support the argument that Roundup, and its active ingredient glyphosate, is incredibly toxic. Kids Say They Have Cancer… read more

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$2 Billion Roundup Verdict Reduced to $86.7 Million

Earlier this year, Alva and Alberta Pilliod were awarded $2 Billion in punitive damages at the close of their Roundup trial. That punitive award has been reduced. On appeal, a federal judge slashed the payout to $86.7 Million, explaining that the initial jury award was excessive and in violation of standards set by the Supreme… read more

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Federal Judge Reduces Punitive Award in Roundup Case From $75M to $20M

Last year, a California jury awarded Edwin Hardeman more than $80 million in damages. The jury was persuaded to believe that he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a rare form of cancer, because he was exposed to Roundup weed killer for more than 30 years. The jury not only believed that Roundup caused Hardeman’s cancer,… read more

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Fourth Roundup Injury Trial Scheduled For August

Bayer has defended three Roundup injury lawsuits in court. The pesticide manufacturer has lost all three. California juries have ordered the company to pay more than $2.2 Billion in damages to four different plaintiffs. A fourth trial has been scheduled to begin later this summer. This time, however, a Missouri jury will get to weigh… read more

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