First Jury in a Roundup Cancer Trial Orders Monsanto to Pay $289 Million

By | August 13, 2018

  • August 13, 2018 at 8:07 am
    PolarBeaRepeal says:
    Poorly-rated. Like or Dislike:
    Thumb up 10
    Thumb down 20

    Hidden due to low comment rating. Click here to see.

  • August 13, 2018 at 12:26 pm
    James says:
    Well-loved. Like or Dislike:
    Thumb up 11
    Thumb down 0

    Looks like there have been a number of lawsuits stacked against them. This article seems to argue that this might put some pressure on them to settle but I have a feeling this is similar to the big fight against tobacco years ago. When you have that much money you keep fighting. It’s going to be a long battle.

  • August 13, 2018 at 1:15 pm
    MIghtyQuinn says:
    Hot debate. What do you think?
    Thumb up 8
    Thumb down 17

    Another sterling decision by the loonies who live in the Pity by the Bay. Wanna prove the earth is flat? Get it to any court in the Bay area and they will find for the plaintiff

  • August 13, 2018 at 1:56 pm
    Libertarian Agent says:
    Like or Dislike:
    Thumb up 13
    Thumb down 6

    Ignorance causes people to assume they jury didn’t hear both sides. This has been ongoing for years. Monsanto needs stopped. Buy local….and buy organic!

    • August 13, 2018 at 2:55 pm
      Jax Agent says:
      Like or Dislike:
      Thumb up 5
      Thumb down 4

      Actually, ignorance is the jury hearing the FACTS and choosing to ignore them because they want to ‘punish’ the big, evil corporation. Trial lawyers appeal to jurors emotions and can then count on them ignoring facts, such as ‘no scientific link to Round-up and cancer’.
      So there is no connection between the two………..who cares.

    • August 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm
      Captain Planet says:
      Like or Dislike:
      Thumb up 3
      Thumb down 0

      Libertarian Agent,
      Have you ever seen “Food, Inc.”? Completely sinister what Monsanto is doing to the farming community. We buy local and we buy organic as much as possible. Just know that “organic” and “non-GMO” are definitions that change annually in the US. Do your homework before you get your wallet out.

  • August 14, 2018 at 12:27 am
    Boonedoggle says:
    Like or Dislike:
    Thumb up 8
    Thumb down 0

    There is an interesting parallel between this verdict and the verdicts returned so far against Johnson and Johnson having successfully advocated that baby powder causes cancer. Like it or not, under our legal system it is the jury alone who is responsible for determining the credibility of the evidence presented. Both Bayer and Johnson and Johnson will no doubt get to defend thousands of similar lawsuits in the future. Both will no doubt get some defendent’s verdicts, but will also suffer some huge verdicts such as this one. What is really unbelievable is that a company such as Bayer would purchase Monsanto knowing the liability risks they presented. This headache is no doubt beyond the remedy of Bayer aspirin.

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *