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RSS FeedsJury awards $289 million in damages after man says he got terminal cancer from Monsanto`s Roundup
(WorldNews Health)

 
 

11 august 2018 03:39:40

 
Jury awards $289 million in damages after man says he got terminal cancer from Monsanto`s Roundup
(WorldNews Health)
 




In a groundbreaking case against agricultural giant Monsanto, a jury has awarded $250 million in punitive damages and nearly $40 million in compensatory damages to a former school groundskeeper who said he got terminal cancer from the weedkiller Roundup. Dewayne Johnson was seeking about $400 million in punitive damages and $39 million in compensatory damages from Monsanto, his attorney Timothy Litzenburg said. Johnson`s victory Friday could set a massive precedent for thousands of other cases against Monsanto. Johnson was the first of hundreds of cancer patients to take the company to court over its popular weedkiller, Roundup. CNN reported last year that more than 800 patients were suing...
 
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