Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Makes Nuclear Verdict History

Pennsylvania’s reputation as one of the worst judicial hellholes was further bolstered by a recent thermonuclear verdict handed down by the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. In a case against Monsanto, the plaintiff was awarded an astounding $2.25 billion – the largest single-plaintiff Roundup® verdict to date. The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas was the focus of a recent opinion column by American Tort Reform Association President Tiger Joyce. In the piece, Joyce highlights the negative impact nuclear verdicts have on taxpayers and the state’s legal climate. You can read the column in its entirety here 

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