$2 Billion Awarded to Couple in Monsanto Roundup Trial

May, 2019 $2 billion have been awarded to a couple in Oakland, California after a jury finds that extended exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer led to their non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer diagnosis. Alva and Alberta Pilliod had been using Roundup for residential landscaping for 30 years. They will also receive $55 million to cover medical expenses, pain and suffering. … Read More

Bayer Loses its Second Roundup Legal Battle, 11,200 Lawsuits are Still Pending

March, 2019 A federal jury in San Francisco found that Edwin Hardmen’s use of Monsanto’s Roundup in his yard was a “substantial factor” in causing him to develop a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Hardmen’s lawyer argued that Monsanto “influenced and manipulated” science surrounding the popular weedkiller and its active ingredient glyphosate. The new study released on March 18, 2019, by the International … Read More

Bayer to Discontinue Problematic Essure Birth Control Implants

A lengthy campaign by health advocates and thousands of women to remove Bayer’s birth control method Essure has proven successful. Bayer announced this past July that they would discontinue sales of Essure by the end of the year. The implant has caused a myriad of problems for scores of women. The subject of an estimated 16,000 Essure lawsuits or claims … Read More

$289 Million Verdict Awarded in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

Dewayne Johnson was awarded $289 million in a lawsuit that claimed Monsanto’s popular weedkiller, Roundup, gave him terminal cancer. More than 800 patients have filed lawsuits against Monsanto claiming Roundup gave them cancer. Johnson’s case was the first to go to trial after doctors feared that he would not live to hear the verdict. Johnson testified that he applied Roundup … Read More