In the first-filed dicamba-crop damage case in the United States, a federal jury has awarded Bader Farms $15 million in its dicamba lawsuit against Bayer and BASF.
Bader Farms had originally sought $20.9 million for off-target dicamba damaged its peach orchard.
The jury also found Monsanto (which was bought by Bayer in 2018) should be assessed punitive damages.
Judge Stephen Limbaugh Jr. issued a gag order for the trial. Bayer and BASF officials have said they will not comment until the gag order is lifted.
COMMENT: Hopefully, this is a harbinger of things to come,
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