STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Roundup Plaintiff Files Notice of Appeal Indicating Intent to Appeal Reduction of $75 Million Punitive Damage Verdict
September 27, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO –– A plaintiff whose punitive damage verdict was reduced by the federal court overseeing the national Roundup multidistrict litigation docket has filed a notice of appeal, indicating his intent to appeal the court’s order reducing the punitive damage award from $75 million to $20 million.
Plaintiff Edwin Hardeman filed the notice of cross-appeal in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Aug. 27.
Hardeman’s appeal will join two appeals already pending in the 9th Circuit for the U.S. Court of Appeals. In August, the 9th Circuit lifted a stay and asked for ...