Monsanto Prevails In $15M PCB Cancer Trial

Law360, Los Angeles (April 5, 2016, 5:15 PM EDT) -- A California jury on Tuesday found Monsanto not liable for cancer developed by a man and a woman who were exposed to the company's polychlorinated biphenyls, reaching the decision after a week of deliberations in the $15 million product liability and negligence trial.

Monsanto was accused of failing to test the long-term effects of PCBs and claiming that PCBs were safe, among other things. (Credit: AP) Before the Los Angeles jury headed into deliberations, attorneys for plaintiffs Roslyn Dauber and John DiCostanzo urged it to award them millions for the years they have spent suffering through the pain of non-Hodgkin lymphoma...

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