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Continuation of Monsanto Dicamba Litigation Updates

In August 2019, environmentally conscious public-interest organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and agrochemical company, Monsanto, after the approval of a pesticide meant for use on soybean and cotton plants. Here, the environmental litigation attorneys at Peter Angelos P.C. discuss the controversy surrounding the damaging dicamba pesticide and how the EPA’s…

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Two Maryland Families Allege Weed Killer Causes Cancer

As the controversy surrounding Roundup weedkiller increases, more and more individuals and families are making cases against the manufacturer of the popular herbicide, Bayer AG. Recently, two Maryland families joined the significant amount of individuals suing Bayer on the grounds that Roundup causes cancer, and one of these cases is being litigated by attorney Jay…

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Jury Awards $80 Million in Damages in Roundup Cancer Trial

A jury in San Francisco has awarded a California man $80 million in damages after he claimed that the herbicide Roundup played a significant role in the development of his cancer. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the most recent developments of the Roundup lawsuits. The Jury’s Decision…

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Second Phase of Roundup Cancer Trial Begins

In 2017, lawsuits were filed in California against Monsanto, the company that produces Roundup, alleging that the herbicide’s active ingredient, glyphosate, can cause serious health concerns, including the development of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In 2018, the first Roundup lawsuit resulted in a jury ordering Monsanto to pay plaintiff DeWayne Johnson $289 million after the jury found…

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Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in First Roundup Lawsuit

On Friday, August 10th, a San Francisco jury ordered Monsanto pay DeWayne Johnson $289 million in compensatory and punitive damages after ruling that Monsanto’s popular herbicide, Roundup, contributed to Johnson’s development of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, the product liability and litigation attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the verdict. Monsanto Found Liable for…

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Update on the Monsanto Lawsuit Over Alleged Connections Between Roundup and Cancer

Plaintiffs in several states have recently filed lawsuits against Monsanto, a major producer of herbicides. The claims allege that Monsanto’s most popular herbicide, Roundup, which contains glyphosate, may cause serious illnesses such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other forms of cancer. The claims also allege that Monsanto was aware of the risks but kept the information…

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Infographic: What You Should Know About Monsanto and Roundup®

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Monsanto Faced With Lawsuits Over Alleged Connection Between Roundup and Cancer

Roundup is a product known as an herbicide, which is used to destroy weeds and other undesirable vegetation in consumer gardens, industrial farms and other harvestable lands. The product, manufactured by Monsanto, has been on the market since 1974, and is one of the most commonly used of its kind throughout the United States. Glyphosate…

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