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CA Jury Awards Couple $2 Billion in Landmark Roundup Cancer Trial Verdict

May 14, 2019 – Bayer suffered another catastrophic financial hit Monday, the hardest yet involving litigation alleging that its newly adopted Roundup weed killer increases the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other types of cancer. A jury in the same San Francisco court that served as venue for the previous three roundup trials delivered the bad news, a $2 billion (with a B) fine, the third massive defeat for Bayer in a row.

The recent verdict spells bad news for Bayer, which still faces more than 13,000 similar lawsuits alleging Roundup and other glyphosate-based herbicides caused cancer. Bayer shares fell 2% on the news, and have plummeted more than 45% this year, according to CNN Business.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one got cancer and believe Roundup may be a cause, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.

What’s the problem?

As in its previous defeats, Bayer vows to fight the verdict, and maintains that Roundup is completely safe, and one of the most thoroughly tested chemicals in existence.

Prior to Monday’s verdict, the largest hit taken by Monsanto occurred following the trial of a former San Francisco groundskeeper by the name of Dwayne Johnson, who the jury awarded nearly $290 million (that number was later reduced to $78 million).

Although Bayer did see a bit of good news last month when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared that glyphosate is not carcinogenic, its best bet may be to settle the remainder of the litigation, else the company may never hear the end of claims over Roundup.

Do I Have a Roundup Lawsuit?

The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Roundup lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cancer cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you developed lymphoma after using or being exposed to Roundup weed killer or other glyphosate-based herbicide, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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