Jury Finds Cos. Don't Owe Boy In $23M Farm Pesticide Suit

Law360, New York (July 12, 2017, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A California jury on Wednesday sided with three companies in a toxic tort trial, rejecting a mother’s claims for $23 million in damages due to her son’s alleged in utero exposure to chemicals when she worked on a berry farm, a defendant’s law firm said.

The jurors in the 10-week trial in Ventura County Superior Court determined that the three companies — Ramco Enterprises LP; Soilfume Inc., which operated the farm in 2007; and T.T. Miyasaka Inc., half owner of Soilfume — were not liable for...
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