Monsanto Hit With $2B Verdict In 3rd Roundup Trial

By Dorothy Atkins (May 13, 2019, 5:04 PM EDT) -- A California jury found on Monday that Monsanto's Roundup likely caused a couple's cancer and awarded them a staggering $2.055 billion in damages, slapping the Bayer AG unit with a third consecutive Roundup trial loss.

From left, Alva Pilliod, lawyer Brent Wisner, Alberta Pilliod and lawyer Michael Miller appear at a news conference, Monday after a jury ordered Monsanto to pay the Pilliods $2.055 billion in damages. (AP) After nearly two days of deliberating, five women and seven men found that it's more likely than not that Roundup was a significant contributing factor in causing Alva and Alberta Pilliod's non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The jury...

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