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Chemical Giants Ask Appeals Court to Lower $75 Million Herbicide Award

Lawyers for Monsanto and BASF argued before the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday that a $75 million award to Missouri’s largest peach farm for damages related to their dicamba herbicide was unwarranted.
Monsanto attorney Jonathan Cohn said that the district court erred in adopting what the court itself called a novel theory which improperly inflated proximate causation.
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