The couple's legal team described the damages award as "historic", saying it totaled $2.055 billion after adding in slightly more than $55 million in compensatory damages.
The verdict represents the third such legal setback for the company in California since mid-2018.
"The jury saw for themselves internal company documents demonstrating that, from day one, Monsanto has never had any interest in finding out whether Roundup is safe", said their counsel, Brent Wisner. Bayer also points to several regulators around the world that found that glyphosate was not carcinogenic to humans.
A federal jury in San Francisco ordered the weed killer maker in March to pay a Sonoma County man $80 million.
A jury in state court in Oakland, Calif., issued the verdict Monday after two other California trials over the herbicide yielded combined damages of $159 million against the company.
Alva and Alberta Pilliod, of Livermore, were both diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma following years of weed killer use, their lawyers say. In contrast, plaintiffs in this case presented the jury with cherry-picked findings from a tiny fraction of the volume of studies available, and that failed to adjust for exposure to other pesticides, did not have statistically significant results, had very small exposed populations and/or are at odds with the full body of science. Johnson was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2014 and regularly spraying a high-concentration version of Roundup known as Ranger Pro as part of his job from 2012 to 2016. "They took detailed notes, asked incredibly thoughtful questions and in the end, came to understand that the science shows there are serious health hazards associated with Roundup and that Monsanto did nothing to warn people about the risk".
A San Francisco jury last August awarded $289 million to a former golf course greens keeper who blamed his cancer on Monsanto's Roundup Ready herbicide. That award was later reduced to $78m and is on appeal.
While it was a "risky move" to ask for an award of more than $1 billion, the three verdicts against Bayer show jurors are convinced by evidence against the company, said Anna Pavlik, senior counsel for special situations at United First Partners in NY. Both are in remission but testified about lasting damage from the cancer.
But Bayer now faces more than 13,400 U.S. lawsuits over Roundup's alleged cancer risk.
FILE PHOTO: The Bayer AG logo sits on display at the headquarters in La Garenne-Colombes, near Paris, France, May 13, 2019.
Bayer Chief Executive Officer Werner Baumann faces increased shareholder pressure over the litigation it inherited from Monsanto as investors have been closely watching developments in the costly Roundup lawsuits.
Apple's line-drawing does not make a lot of sense, other than as a way to gerrymander Apple out of this and similar lawsuits'. Tom's Hardware has reached out to Apple for comment, but did not receive an immediate response.
Kedrick filed for "absolute divorce" and was seeking some reliefs from the Circuit Court of Prince George's Country Civil System. She made attempts to run away, the assassin followed her and fired off multiple rounds, with at least one shot striking her.
Very bad for China, very good for USA! Mr Trump also said China had "taken so advantage of the USA for so many years". "A call between Presidents Trump and Xi in the next few days could easily turn everything back to normal".
Last month the 21-year-old was arrested on gun and drug charges near Niagara Falls while trying to enter the U.S. from Canada. Kodak Black's mugshot after being arrested on gun and drug charges near Niagara Falls, New York, in April 2019.
Mr Liu said the remaining differences were crucial ones "and we will make no concessions on matters of principle". He is heading back to Beijing where officials from both sides expect to hold more talks in the near future.
Private Catholic schools were to open on Tuesday, but many plan to stay closed until next week, parent groups said. Police imposed a nationwide curfew until from 9 p.m. (1530 GMT) to 4 a.m., spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
Despite repeated claims that Mueller's findings exonerate him, the president has tweeted "Bob Mueller should not testify". The revelations came as the Democrats on Friday increased their pressure on the White House on other fronts.
Cruise ship passengers said the two planes had collided and had been taking people from the boat on the a sightseeing trip. Three people are in serious condition, while six others are in fair condition, said Mischa Chernick, a hospital official.
After knocking it out of the park with the Galaxy S10 series, Samsung completely whiffed with its new Galaxy Fold smartphone. According to the HTMLTest, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 features a display of 1440 x 3040 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9.
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