Barnes v. Sandoz Crop Protection Corp.

938 P. 2d 95, 189 Ariz. 46
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Final judgment
United States, Arizona

Farmers
Robert and Janice Barnes
Sandoz
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Civil court
Zorial, Herbicide
Plaintiffs claim compensation for damage to their cotton crop allegedly caused by the use of Zorial, a herbicide manufactured by Sandoz.
Court of Appeal of Arizona, United States
Appellate (Appeal) Court

January 29, 1997
Negative
The trial court granted summary judgment, ruling that FIFRA had pre-empted all claims. The appeal follows the trial court's rejection of the plaintiffs' request for reconsideration. The appeal judgment confirms the judgment of the court of first instance.
National law

Robert and Janice Barnes (the farm) sue Sandoz for damage to their cotton crop caused by the use of Zorial herbicide. The farm alleges strict product liability through negligence and breach of various express and implied warranties. The court of first instance issued a summary judgment, ruling that FIFRA had pre-empted all claims. The appeal follows the trial court's rejection of the plaintiffs' request for reconsideration. The appeal judgment confirms the judgment of the court of first instance.