CVN’s Top 10 Defense Verdicts of 2016


Anthony Upshaw’s win for client Monsanto in California state court litigation over whether polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) caused plaintiffs’ non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma was ranked the second-most impressive defenseverdict of 2016. The case had $15 million plus unspecified punitive damages at stake, and a loss could have exposed Monsanto to many additional lawsuits.