Jury rules Monsanto liable in weed killer case

A bottle of Roundup weed killer is seen in this undated image. (KGO-TV)

The jury has found in favor of Dewayne Lee Johnson on all claims against Monsanto as it relates to products Roundup Pro and Ranger Pro and awarded him $250 million in punitive damages.

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Thirty-seven-year-old Dewayne Lee Johnson filed the civil suit against the pesticide manufacturer.

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Johnson's attorneys say he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma after spraying Roundup weed killer for two and a half years.
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