DuPont Challenges $11M Judgment In Herbicide Fight

Law360, New York (May 17, 2010, 1:13 PM EDT) -- In a bellwether trial over a DuPont Co. herbicide used by the U.S. to rehabilitate burned-out public land in Idaho, the chemical giant has appealed a $10.7 million judgment finding it partly liable for damage to nearby crops.

DuPont filed its notice of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday, after a judge rejected its bid for a new trial on liability and subsequently issued a $10.7 million damages judgment.

DuPont is asking the Ninth Circuit for a new trial...
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