Posts Tagged 'non-hodgkin lymphoma'

Long Road Ahead in Monsanto Cancer Case

judge reduces award in Monsanto Roundup cancer case but lets verdict standEarlier this month, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bolanos could not have been more explicit in her intentions. Citing a failure to provide “clear and convincing evidence of malice or oppression,” Judge Bolanos took aim at the $250 million punitive judgement levied by a jury on Monsanto for their role in causing a California school groundskeeper, husband, and father of two to develop non-Hodgkin’s ...

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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 Roundup Lawsuit Leads to $289 Million Verdict

Monsanto loses roundup defense case in 289 million dollar verdictThe trial of a California school groundskeeper versus one of the largest, most secretive corporations in the world has resulted in a $289 million verdict in his favor. A California jury made the decision earlier this month and it could have drastic repercussions for future trials over the possible harms caused by Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer.

Dewayne Johnson’s case was unique in that it not ...

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Monsanto Roundup Cancer Case Goes to Trial

California roundup lawsuit goes to trialA California groundskeeper’s case alleging that frequent exposure to glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused him to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has gone to trial.

A San Francisco jury is currently hearing the case of Dewayne Johnson. As a groundskeeper with the San Francisco Bay Area school district, Johnson would frequently spray large amounts of the chemical-laden product on the grounds he tended to. He read Roundup’s warning label ...

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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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Roundup Far More Prevalent than Most May Realize

roundup and glyphosate far more prevalent than once thoughtWhen people see unwelcome weeds start to make appearances in their gardens, driveways, and yards, many will make a trip to the local home improvement or big box store to grab a bottle of weed killer. It’s something that, thanks to extraordinary marketing efforts, has been reduced to the seriousness of picking up a gallon of milk.

However, this act comes with a whole host of possible negative consequences ...

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