Posts Tagged 'Dewayne Johnson'

Bayer Girding for Sharp Rise in Glyphosate Filings

settlement news could lead to sharp increase in roundup glyphosate cancer filingsIt’s been about fifteen months since a California jury found Bayer and its flagship weed killer Roundup responsible for school groundskeeper Dewayne “Lee” Johnson’s development of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The trial was the first to take on Monsanto’s claims that “science” proved that Roundup was safe and show that most of that science was either paid for by the secretive agricorporation or was simply coming ...

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Juror to Roundup Judge: Let Our Decision Stand

juror asks roundup judge not to reduce award amountA juror in the Roundup cancer trial brought by Edwin Hardeman has taken the unusual step of writing a letter to the judge who presided over the matter asking him to let the verdict stand without reducing it. Stating that the $80 million award was “no accident” and came about through “meticulous planning” by the jury, the letter is attributed only to “juror #5.”

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Latest Roundup Lawsuit Looks to Change Tactics

Missouri lawsuit seeks refunds for all roundup purchasesThe people of Missouri, at least according to a class-action lawsuit filed in the state capital, have a message for Bayer when it comes to Roundup: we’d like a refund.

That is the aim of a class-action lawsuit filed against Roundup manufacturer Bayer in a Kansas City courtroom. The lawsuit alleges that Bayer was fraudulent in its marketing and advertising of the world’s most popular herbicide ...

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Bayer Ordered to Roundup Mediation as New Study Links Glyphosate and Lymphoma

bayer ordered to mediation as next roundup trial commencesA study released in March of this year may add to Bayer’s troubles as it faces over 11,000 lawsuits alleging a link between the main compound in its Roundup weed killer and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The corporation has already lost three jury trials over the issue and pressure is mounting to reach some sort of settlement.

The study comes from the International Journal of Epidemiology and is the largest of its ...

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Latest Roundup Cancer Verdict to Cost Bayer $80 Million

Monsanto and Bayer lose another roundup cancer trial“A responsible company would test its product. A responsible company would tell their customers if they knew it causes cancer.” These are the words that Edwin Hardeman’s attorney used to send a San Francisco jury into back deliberations; this time to put a value on Hardeman’s life and his battle against non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Aimee Wagstaff, one of Hardeman’s attorneys in the trial, pushed the jury to come back with ...

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Roundup Cancer Trial Jury Finds Glyphosate Responsible for Man’s Cancer

jury finds Roundup caused man's cancerA San Francisco jury finds Roundup caused a man’s cancer just as it was about to enter its second week of deliberations. In the second Roundup cancer trial to be heard in a courtroom, final arguments in Edwin Hardeman’s case against the manufacturer (Monsanto was purchased by Bayer for $63 billion) were delivered last week and the jury had been deliberating since. As those closely watching the ...

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