They Got it Right Again in San Francisco: Jury Finds Roundup was to Blame for Hardeman’s Cancer

Yesterday, we took another incremental step towards justice in the second Roundup case to go to trial against Monsanto.  The jury in Edwin Hardeman's Roundup case against Monsanto determined that Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.  The case was full of fireworks with Judge Vince Chhabria sanctioning counsel for Mr. Hardeman and threatening to dismiss the case if there was further mention of internal Monsanto documents showing that the company attempted to hide Roundup's cancer risk from the public by altering scientific studies and influencing the EPA.  Nevertheless, Aimee Wagstaff and Jennifer Moore, co-counsel for Mr. Hardeman, did a nice job under challenging circumstances and proved to the jury that Monsanto caused Mr. Hardeman's cancer. By way of background, Mr. Hardeman's case is pending before Judge Chhabria and is the first bellwether case in the federal consolidated multi-district litigation (MDL) to go before a jury.  My client, Dewayne "Lee" Johnson's case was the first Roundup trial overall in the national...
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