Pilliod v. Monsanto Co.

ELR Citation: 49 ELR 20084
No(s). RG17862702 (Cal. Super. Ct. May 13, 2019)

A California jury awarded over $2 billion in compensatory and punitive damages to two residents who claimed that the weedkiller Roundup caused their non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The jury found that the weedkiller's manufacturer was aware of the risks associated with its product and negligently failed to ad...