Bayer Ordered to Pay $2 Billion to Cancer Victims

Monsanto Trial Tracker by Carey Gillam USRTK.org

After less than two full days of deliberations, a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay just over $2 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to a married couple who both developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma they say was caused by their many years of using Roundup products.

After listening to 17 days of trial testimony, jurors said Monsanto must pay a little more than $1 billion to Alberta Pilliod, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma brain cancer  in 2015, and another $1 billion to her husband Alva Pilliod, who was diagnosed in 2011 with non-Hodgkin lymphoma that spread from his bones to his pelvis and spine. The couple, who are both in their 70s,  started using Roundup in the 1970s and continued using the herbicide until only a few years ago.

READ FULL UPDATE AT USRTK.ORG’S MONSANTO TRIAL TRACKER:
https://usrtk.org/monsanto-roundup-trial-tacker/monsanto-ordered-to-pay-2-billion-to-cancer-victims/

OTHER OUTLETS REPORTING:

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP
BLOOMBERG
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
CNBC




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