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Monsanto’s Payout in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit Slashed from $2.25B to $400M

A Pennsylvania court has significantly reduced the damages Monsanto, the agrochemical giant owned by Bayer, was ordered to pay in a recent Roundup-related cancer lawsuit, slashing the original $2.25 billion verdict to just $400 million. The court has ordered Monsanto to pay $350 million in punitive damages and an additional $50 million in compensatory damages […]

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Glyphosate, the World’s Most Common Weed Killer, Found in Over 55% of Human Sperm Samples

In a groundbreaking revelation, a team of scientists has uncovered a concerning discovery – the presence of glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, in more than 55% of sperm samples collected from a French infertility clinic. This startling finding suggests a significant potential connection between exposure to this ubiquitous weed killer and possible adverse

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Bayer’s Desperate Bid to Shield Itself from Avalanche of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

The weed killer Roundup, manufactured by global chemical giant Bayer, has been at the center of a legal storm. With over 170,000 lawsuits alleging that Roundup’s key ingredient, glyphosate, causes cancer, Bayer is facing an unprecedented crisis. In a last-ditch effort to protect itself, the company has launched a multi-pronged strategy to create legal shields

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Appeals Court Rejects Monsanto’s Bid to Halt Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

The long-standing legal battle surrounding the safety of Roundup, Monsanto and Bayer’s flagship weed killer product, has taken another turn as a federal appeals court has denied the company’s attempt to halt a lawsuit from a Georgia landowner who claims to have developed cancer as a result of using the herbicide. This latest development underscores

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Bayer Seeking Legal Protection from Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer

Bayer, the chemical giant behind the popular weedkiller Roundup, has faced significant legal battles and hefty settlements over claims that the product causes cancer. Seeking to protect itself from further liability, Bayer has been lobbying lawmakers in several states to pass bills providing legal protection from Roundup cancer claims.  Bills introduced this year in Iowa,

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Roundup Weed Killer: Bayer’s Search for a Glyphosate Replacement

In recent years, Roundup weed killer, manufactured by Bayer, has faced significant controversy due to its active ingredient, glyphosate. The herbicide has been linked to an increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, leading to an onslaught of lawsuits against the company. Bayer officials have now revealed that they are in the process of testing a potential

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Bayer Considers Controversial Bankruptcy Scheme to Settle Roundup Lawsuits

The controversy surrounding Bayer AG and its Roundup weedkiller continues to escalate as the company faces massive verdicts in non-Hodgkins lymphoma lawsuits. With a wave of additional trials set to take place throughout 2024, Bayer is reportedly considering a controversial bankruptcy scheme known as the “Texas two-step” to force settlements through the U.S. bankruptcy system.

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Philadelphia Jury Delivers $2.25 Billion Verdict in Latest Roundup Trial

In a landmark verdict, a Philadelphia jury has awarded a staggering $2.25 billion in damages in a trial involving the popular weed killer Roundup. The plaintiff, John McKivison, a resident of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, claimed that his prolonged exposure to Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This verdict marks the third significant ruling against

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Roundup Weed Killer Verdict: $3.5 Million Awarded in Latest Trial

Roundup, the popular weed killer manufactured by Monsanto and its parent company Bayer, has been at the center of numerous lawsuits alleging that exposure to the product can cause cancer, particularly non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In the most recent trial, decided on December 1, 2023, a Philadelphia jury awarded $3.5 million to a woman who claimed Roundup

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Latest Roundup Trial Ends in Staggering $1.5 Billion Verdict over Cancer Claims

In a recent landmark decision, Bayer AG’s subsidiary, Monsanto, was ordered by a Missouri jury to pay a staggering $1.56 billion in damages in the latest Roundup trial. The verdict, one of the largest in the five-year litigation over Roundup, comes as a major blow to the German pharmaceutical and chemical company, raising new questions

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