Dole: Banana Workers’ Petition For Review Should Be Denied; Injury Claims Fail
(September 18, 2015, 11:37 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Dole Food Co. Inc. on Sept. 15 filed a brief in the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, arguing that the petition for rehearing en banc filed by banana plantation workers who assert pesticide injury claims against Dole should be denied (Tobias Bermudez Chavez v. Dole Food Company Inc., No. 13-4144 [consolidated], 3rd Cir.).
(Brief available. Document #15-151006-001B.)
Tobias Bermudez Chavez sued Dole Food Co. Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware in 2012, alleging that he had been...