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(L to R) Alva Pilliod, attorney Brent Wisner, Alberta Pilliod and attorney Michael Miller at a press conference after a $2 Billion verdict. Photo: Jason Doiy

OAKLAND—Jurors in California have hit Monsanto Co. with a $1 billion punitive damages verdict for each plaintiff in the third trial claiming that the blockbuster herbicide Roundup causes cancer in humans.

Ross Todd

Ross Todd is bureau chief of The Recorder in San Francisco. He writes about litigation in the Bay Area and around California. Contact Ross at rtodd@alm.com. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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