May 13, 2019 — Pilliod v Monsanto — A husband and wife in their 70s from Livermore, California who regularly used Roundup products sued Monsanto. The husband had developed large B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and the wife had been diagnosed with central nervous system lymphoma which later progressed to NHL. After weeks of trial, the jury in Oakland, California entered a staggering verdict of $2,055,206,173, which included $2 billion in punitive damages against Monsanto.
Reference: Cohen, Patricia. “$2 Billion Verdict Against Monsanto Is Third to Find Roundup Caused Cancer” The New York Times, May 13, 2019, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/13/business/monsanto-roundup-cancer-verdict.html