While Bayer continues to settle large blocks of Roundup lawsuits, another Roundup jury trial is currently underway in California. Following a COVID delay, the trial in the case of plaintiff Donnetta Stephens has now converted to a virtual proceeding, making it one of the first “trials by zoom” in U.S. history. This post will offer a brief snapshot of how things are going in this unique trial.
4th Roundup Case Goes to Trial
Plaintiff Donnetta Stephens filed her Roundup lawsuit against Monsanto in August 2020 in the Superior Court of California for Alameda County. Stephens was an avid home-gardener and regularly used Roundup to spray weeds in her yard over a 20-year period. In her early 70s, Stephens was diagnosed with High-Grade B-Cell Lymphoma.