Bayer's Motion For JMOL Denied In Modified Rice Case

Law360, New York (November 20, 2009, 4:01 PM EST) -- Two weeks into the first bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation over losses related to Bayer AG's alleged mishandling of genetically modified rice that entered the U.S. supply, a judge has swiftly denied two motions for judgment as a matter of law filed by Bayer and its subsidiaries.

Judge Catherine D. Perry of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri denied the motions Thursday, the same day they were filed. Her ruling came in the form of the word "denied" written on each...
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