Verdicts Twist Road Ahead in Monsanto Cancer Litigation

The federal jury that heard the first bifurcated trial on claims Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup causes cancer found the Bayer AG subsidiary liable for not warning a man of the product’s cancer risks and awarded him $80 million in damages. It also made the way forward in multidistrict litigation a lot more complex.

Read more

Jurors Defend $289 Million Roundup Cancer Verdict

Two jurors who voted to hold Monsanto liable for a man’s fatal cancer from using the weed killer Roundup called a California judge’s intention to gut the $289 million verdict “unreasonable” Thursday, and rejected criticism they had been emotionally manipulated into making the finding without evidence.

Read more