Riverman Orchards Pty LTD v. Hayden

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August 3, 2015
Final judgment
Australia, Victoria

Tony Caccaviello
Howard Chait, David A Klempfner, E J Batrouney

Criminal court
Herbicide, 2,4-D, Glyphosate, Metsulfuron-methyl
Final damages claim of $6,543,626.10, plus $704,587.66 in interest included the cost of rehabilitating the land, Mr Caccaviello's loss of grape sales, the cost of re-establishing the vineyard and the future loss of grape sales while the vines regrow.
Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia

June 28, 2017
The plaintiff recovers from the defendant the sum of $6,543,626.10 for damages, and the sum of $704,587.66 for damages in the nature of interest to the day of judgment.

The plaintiff is seeking damages for negligence and nuisance claims arising from herbicide damage to vineyard.