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    Default Roundup was substantial factor in manís cancer, jury finds

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    March 20, 2019

    Federal juryís decision in case of man who used weedkiller for decades could affect hundreds of other cases

    A US jury on Tuesday found Bayerís glyphosate-based Roundup weedkiller was a substantial factor in causing the cancer of a California man, in a landmark verdict that could affect hundreds of other cases.
    The verdict is a blow to the company that comes just eight months after another jury issued a $289 million verdict (subsequently reduced by a judge to $78 million) over similar claims in a different case.

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    Default Re: Roundup was substantial factor in manís cancer, jury finds

    This is just the tip of the iceberg for Bayer (Monsanto). At the time of the earlier $289 million verdict, there were an estimated 5,000 U.S. glyphosate lawsuits pending. That figure has now almost doubled to 9,000 cases, according to this article.

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