Bayer has petitioned a California appeals court to reverse a jury’s $2 billion verdict over Roundup, insisting that “egregious and pervasive misconduct” by plaintiffs counsel infected the trial.

The appeal, which comes in the third verdict against Bayer’s Monsanto alleging its Roundup herbicide caused non-Hodgkin lymphoma, comes as the next trial, originally scheduled in federal court for later this month, got pushed back to March 23 amid talks to settle some or all of the 42,700 lawsuits across the nation.

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