5th Circuit Panel Affirms Defense Summary Judgment In Nematicide Injury Suits

5th Circuit Panel Affirms Defense Summary Judgment In Nematicide Injury Suits

NEW ORLEANS - A unanimous Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 19 affirmed summary judgment against banana field workers alleging product liability personal injury claims against dibromochloropropane manufacturers and distributors and corporations that used the nematicide because the claims filed in Louisiana federal court were prescribed by the one-year statute of limitations (Eduardo Alvarado Chaverri, et al. v. Dole Food Co. Inc., et al., No. 12-31026, 5th Cir.).

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