Bayer gets tentative ruling for new trial in weed-killer case

FILE PHOTO: Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller atomizers are displayed for sale at a garden shop near Brussels, Belgium, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit received a tentative ruling for a new trial on the $250 million in punitive damages awarded by a jury to a groundskeeper who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. According to a Wednesday court filing in San Francisco’s Superior Court of California, […]

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