W.Va. High Court Upholds $93M Monsanto Agent Orange Deal

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 7:38 PM EST) -- The West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the approval of a $93 million deal between Monsanto Co. and residents alleging medical damage from Agent Orange herbicide produced at a nearby company plant, rejecting claims from some class members that the settlement did not extend to a sufficient number of people.

Upholding a lower court decision from earlier this year, the West Virginia high court in its 4-1 decision found no merit in objections to the scope of the deal's medical monitoring and property damage benefits,...
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