Defense Motions To Dismiss Granted In Part In Action For Pesticide Contamination

HONOLULU - Defense motions to dismiss a class action lawsuit alleging that dust and pesticide contamination from a crop research center is causing property damage and personal injuries were granted in part on Aug. 9; the plaintiffs have until Sept. 6 to file a third amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii to correct defects identified in certain claims dismissed without prejudice (Jim Aana, et al. v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., et al., No. 12-231 $(consolidated$), D. Hawaii; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 112851).

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