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SAN FRANCISCO | Jurors: Don’t throw out $289M weed killer cancer verdict

SAN FRANCISCO  — Jurors who found that agribusiness giant Monsanto‘s Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper’s cancer are urging a San Francisco judge not to throw out the bulk of their $289 million award in his favor, a newspaper reported Monday. Juror Gary Kitahata told Judge Suzanne Bolanos in a letter that the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Jurors: Don’t throw out $289M weed killer cancer verdict

SAN FRANCISCO | The Latest: Judge weighs jury $289 million Monsanto verdict

SAN FRANCISCO  — The Latest on $289 million verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A judge is still deciding on whether to uphold a jury’s $289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bolanos ended a two-hour hearing without making a formal ruling. Earlier in the day, she … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | The Latest: Judge weighs jury $289 million Monsanto verdict

SAN FRANCISCO | Jury’s $289M award in Roundup cancer suit heads to court

SAN FRANCISCO— A San Francisco jury’s $289 million verdict in favor of a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer will face its first court test Wednesday. Agribusiness giant Monsanto will argue at a hearing that Judge Suzanne Bolanos should throw out the verdict in favor of DeWayne Johnson. Attorneys for the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Jury’s $289M award in Roundup cancer suit heads to court

SAN FRANCISCO | Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame their suffering on the weed killer, the man’s lawyers said. “I’m glad to be here to be able … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

SAN FRANCISCO | The Latest: Man hopes Monsanto verdict boosts other cases

SAN FRANCISCO — The Latest on jury $289 million verdict against Monsanto in a lawsuit accusing its Roundup weed killer contributed to cancer (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The former school groundskeeper who won a $289 million verdict in a lawsuit alleging Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer says he hopes the decision … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | The Latest: Man hopes Monsanto verdict boosts other cases

SAN FRANCISCO | Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company’s popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease. The lawsuit brought by Dewayne Johnson was the first to go to trial among hundreds filed in state and … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer