U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of $86.7 Million Roundup Verdict
June 27, 2022
- Monsanto Brief
- Pilliod Response
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to weigh in on an $86.7 million Roundup verdict, denying Monsanto Co.’s petition for review and allowing lower court orders from California affirming the verdict to stand.
In a June 27 docket entry, the nation’s highest court denied the petition, ending Monsanto’s efforts to overturn the $86.7 million judgment, which had been reduced from a $2 billion jury verdict.
In May 2019, a California jury awarded more than $2 billion total to Alva and Alberta Pilliod, finding that the glyphosate-containing herbicide product was a substantial factor in causing the couple’s …