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Verdicts Mount Against Monsanto as Edmiston & Colton Law Firm Files Lawsuit in Montana

Yesterday, the third jury verdict against Monsanto was issued as a result of Monsanto's sale and marketing of Roundup herbicide. A California jury found that a couple contracted non-Hodgkin lymphoma because of their use of the glyphosate-based herbicide in residential landscaping. The jury awarded $55 million in compensatory damages to the couple, plus $1 billion to each plaintiff in punitive damages based on Monsanto's conduct. The verdict is a clear rebuke of Monsanto's actions in covering up the risks of glyphosate, including submitting scientifically unsound studies to the EPA, "ghostwriting" research papers about the chemical, and promoting its products as safe despite evidence to the contrary.

This is the third verdict against Monsanto for causing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma to users of Roundup. On August 10, 2018, jurors in San Francisco County Superior Court awarded $289 million to Dewayne "Lee" Johnson, a school groundskeeper. On March 27, 2019, jurors in federal court in San Francisco awarded $80 million to Edwin Hardeman who acquired non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after two decades of using Roundup to kill weeds on his 56-acre property in Sonoma County.

Edmiston & Colton Law Firm has filed one lawsuit on behalf of a farm worker who contracted non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after years of mixing and spraying Roundup formulations, and plans to file additional lawsuits in the near future.

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