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L.A. Judge Dismisses $2.3M Sterility Verdict Against Dole
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A judge on Thursday dismissed a $2.3 million judgment against Dole Food Co. in a lawsuit by purported Nicaraguan banana workers, ruling that the company and the court were victims of a massive fraud. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge... Read More

L.A. Judge In Banana Workers Case Cites Threats
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A California judge said Monday threats had been made against her and witnesses in connection with lawsuits claiming Nicaraguan workers on Dole Foods banana plantations were harmed by pesticides. Judge Victoria Chaney met with lawyers... Read More

Filmmaker: I Was Undercover Operative For Law Firm Suing Dole
Posted on 9 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A filmmaker who went to Nicaragua to make a documentary said Thursday he became an undercover operative for a Texas law firm that was suing Dole Foods on behalf of purported banana plantation workers who claim they were left sterile... Read More