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Split 3rd Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Banana Workers’ Injury Claims

(August 13, 2015, 2:10 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A divided panel of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 11 affirmed a district court’s dismissal of pesticide injury claims asserted by banana plantation workers on grounds the case was brought in a separate jurisdiction concurrent with the case at hand (Tobias Bermudez Chavez v. Dole Food Company Inc., No. 13-4144 [consolidated], 3rd Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #15-150818-009Z.)


Tobias Bermudez Chavez sued Dole Food Co. Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware in 2012, alleging that...
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