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Judge Signals New Trial in Monsanto Cancer Case

judge signals new trial in Monsanto Roundup cancer caseCiting a failure to provide “clear and convincing evidence of malice or oppression,” San Francisco Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bolanos issued a tentative ruling earlier this month ordering a new trial in Dewayne Johnson’s Roundup cancer lawsuit. Johnson, a school groundskeeper, won a $298 million judgement against the secretive agribusiness this summer when a jury found that his frequent exposure to Roundup caused him to ...

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Monsanto Moves to Negate Roundup Award

Monsanto moves to have Roundup verdict overturnedIn a move that surprises absolutely no one, Monsanto has filed to have the $289 million award it was ordered to pay California school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson thrown out. The award came after a jury found that glyphosate present in the company’s Roundup product directly caused Mr. Johnson to develop a case of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His doctors fear that the cancer will kill the husband and father ...

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Monsanto Roundup Cases Highlight Importance of Humanizing Damage

jury finds roundup responsible for man's cancerTwo legal teams assemble in a San Francisco courtroom to argue whether the most popular weed killer in the world caused a school system groundskeeper to develop a terminal instance of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The jury hears the science behind the claims and the challenges to those scientific findings. They get a glimpse into the inner workings of one of the most secretive corporations on the planet. And they meet the ...

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Roundup Cancer Case Seeks to Prove Monsanto Coverup

new case seeks to prove Monsanto knew roundup glyphosate dangersA groundskeeper in California may be poised to shine a brighter light on Monsanto’s operations than the company has ever faced thanks to a judge’s order that removed a key element of the corporation’s veil of secrecy. The victim’s lawsuit not only seeks to prove that the glyphosate found in Roundup caused his cancer but also that Monsanto has known about the dangers of ...

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Coffee Grower Sues Monsanto over Cancer Diagnosis

growing list of workers suing Monsanto over roundup lymphomaA farmer notices weeds growing among her crop and needs to get them under control. She turns to the leading weed killer on the market, Roundup, and begins spraying it on the plants. The weeds die, and the problem is resolved.

She repeats this process for years. A new crop of plants – coffee beans in this case – and a new infestation of weeds. More Roundup. More spraying. ...

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