Lessons From A $265 Million Dicamba Damages Award

Law360 (March 24, 2020, 4:29 PM EDT) -- In Bader Farms Inc. et al. v. Monsanto Co. et al., a jury recently awarded a peach farm $265 million in damages after a three-week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The lawsuit, filed by Bader Farms, alleged Monsanto Co. and BASF Corp. are to blame for extensive damage to its peach farm because their dicamba-based herbicides drifted onto its orchards from neighboring fields.

The Bader Farms suit was the first in a wave of litigation from farmers who blame damage to their crops on the drift-prone nature of dicamba herbicides. Dicamba-related damage claims have seen...

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