A California appeals court has reduced the first Roundup verdict from $289 million to $20.5 million, concluding the plaintiff was not entitled to such a high amount of future compensatory damages but that there was “substantial” evidence that the ingredients in its pesticide caused cancer.

Monday’s ruling by the First District Court of Appeals upheld the verdict against Monsanto, which has continued to fight substantial awards over its herbicide while agreeing to pay up to $10.9 billion to settle 75% of the estimated 125,000 Roundup claims across the country.

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