Third Roundup Cancer Trial Begins on March 25 in Oakland, California

Share This Item March 8, 2019 – Oakland, California – –The trial of Pilliod v. Monsanto Company (now Bayer) begins with jury selection on Monday, March 25, 2019, in Superior Court of California for the County of Alameda before Judge Winifred Smith. Attorneys for the plaintiffs anticipate the trial will last about a month. Pilliod v. Monsanto is the first case in the California Roundup Judicial Council Coordination Proceedings (JCCP) and the third Roundup cancer case to proceed to trial. More than 250 Roundup cancer cases are consolidated before Judge Smith as part of the California Roundup JCCP. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit allege exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused them to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The first case to proceed to trial, Dewayne “Lee” Johnson v. Monsanto Co., resulted in a $289 million jury verdict in August, 2018, which the presiding judge later reduced to $78.5 million…

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