Closing arguments in the third trial over herbicide Roundup began Wednesday—but not without Monsanto raising a host of concerns, such as plaintiffs attorneys referring to champagne on ice in its boardrooms or taking photos with actor Daryl Hannah in front of jurors.

In a motion filed Monday, Monsanto, now owned by Bayer, said it feared that plaintiffs attorney R. Brent Wisner, of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman in Los Angeles, would repeat some of the controversial remarks he made during his closing argument in the first trial, which ended with a $289 million verdict. Among those comments were that Monsanto executives at a corporate conference room at its headquarters in St. Louis had a “bunch of champagne on ice” waiting for their verdict.

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