Landmark Roundup Verdict Survives, But Cut Down By $211M
By Daniel Siegal (October 22, 2018, 11:26 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday slashed roughly $211 million from the $289 million jury verdict won by a groundskeeper who alleged that Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller caused his lymphoma, ruling that the jury's punitive damages award must be limited to protect the agrochemical giant's due process rights.
A California judge on Monday reduced a $250 million punitive damages award against Monsanto won by groundskeeper DeWayne "Lee" Johnson, seen here leaving court Oct. 10, to $39.25 million. (AP) In a late afternoon ruling, San Francisco County Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bolanos denied Monsanto's motion to toss the verdict won by retired groundskeeper DeWayne "Lee" Johnson...
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