Jurors Take Over in Roundup Cancer Trial Liability Phase

Arguing that agrochemical company Monsanto has spent decades deceiving consumers about the dangers of its popular Roundup weed killer, attorneys for a California man living with cancer asked a federal jury Tuesday to award their client $18 million for his pain and suffering and enough in punitive damages to ensure the company acts ethically in the future.

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Oncologist Testifies Man’s Cancer Not Likely Caused by Roundup

Attorneys for a California man claiming Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer gave him lymphoma and a prominent oncologist testifying on the agrochemical company’s behalf sparred in a San Francisco courtroom Monday over the seemingly murky causes of the disease, on the last full day of trial testimony before a federal jury decides if the popular herbicide is carcinogenic.

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Trial Over Roundup Cancer Claim Begins With Judge’s Sanction Threat

On the first day of a federal jury trial over whether Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup caused a California man’s cancer, the San Francisco judge overseeing the trial threatened to sanction the man’s lawyer for discussing prohibited evidence in front of the jury.

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