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Sidebar Issue 96 | November 2018

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By: Michael R. Fostakowsky
Toxic Tort: Monsanto Ordered to Pay Over $78.5 Million

In August of this year, a jury in San Francisco ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto – a subsidiary of Bayer A.G. – to pay $289 million in compensatory and punitive damages to a school groundskeeper who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after years of using Roundup weed killer.


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By: Jaion Chung
Toxic Tort: Monsanto Ordered to Pay Over $78.5 Million

In August of this year, a jury in San Francisco ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto – a subsidiary of Bayer A.G. – to pay $289 million in compensatory and punitive damages to a school groundskeeper who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after years of using Roundup weed killer.


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By: Alexander D. Hawgood
Toxic Tort: Monsanto Ordered to Pay Over $78.5 Million

On October 19, 2018, the University of Southern California announced that it had come to a tentative agreement that it would allocate $215 million to a settlement fund for former patients of Dr. George Tyndall. At this time, there are currently hundreds of pending lawsuits in state and federal courts in Southern California and this settlement will resolve only a single class action currently pending before the United States District Court for the Central District of California.


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