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Banana workers sue over pesticide exposure

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama
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  • June 10 2011

More than 200 farm workers from Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica have reportedly filed seven lawsuits against commercial banana growers and pesticide manufacturers, seeking to recover damages and medical monitoring costs for health conditions allegedly related to dibromochloropropane (DBCP) exposure

Federal court enjoins enforcement of Ecuadoran court’s $18 billion judgment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Ecuador, USA
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  • March 18 2011

A federal court in New York has granted a motion for a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of an Ecuadoran court's $18 billion judgment against Chevron Corp