Lawsuits pit hog farms against their neighbors

The first in a series of public nuisance lawsuits filed against Smithfield Foods and Murphy Brown hog farm operations was decided April 26, 2018. A little over a week later the presiding Federal judge reduced the damages to $3.25M.
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The first in a series of public nuisance lawsuits filed against Smithfield Foods and Murphy Brown hog farm operations was decided April 26, 2018. A little over a week later the presiding Federal judge reduced the damages to $3.25M.

A jury awarded hog farm neighbors $50 million. A judge reduced the award dramatically.

May 09, 2018 11:30 AM