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American Vanguard (AMVAC)

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12 July 2009

Pesticide cases could be upended [USA]

Author: Victoria Kim & Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times

The unraveling of multimillion-dollar Los Angeles cases alleging that Nicaraguan men had been sterilized by pesticide exposure is now threatening to upend hundreds of other claims in U.S. courts…In November 2007, a…jury awarded $5.7 million to six...

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24 June 2009

Judge throws out Dole "bananeros" cases [USA]

Author: Gina Keating, Reuters

A California judge on Thursday threw out two pesticide lawsuits against Dole Food Co and other companies [Dow Chemical, AMVAC] by plaintiffs claiming to be banana farm workers, citing a "pervasive conspiracy" by plaintiffs' attorneys and Nicaraguan...

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30 April 2009
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30 April 2009
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Author: José Adán Silva, Inter Press Service

La jueza Victoria G. Chaney, de la Corte Superior de…Los Ángeles…dio por cerrado dos juicios [contra Dole, Dow Chemical, Amvac]…[en que] más de 12.000 campesinos [demandaban] por daños causados por su exposición prolongada a los químicos Nemagón y...

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24 September 2008

US court: Ivory Coast plantation workers allegedly harmed by pesticides can't sue manufacturing, distributing firms in US

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24 September 2008

[PDF] Abagninin, et al. v. Amvac Chemical Corp., et al.

Author: Judge Stephen McNamee, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

[Text of court's opinion dismissing the lawsuit]

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6 November 2007
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Author: AP

Un tribunal américain a accordé lundi 3,3 millions de dollars (2,28 millions d'euros) de dommages à six travailleurs qui affirmaient que l'exposition à un pesticide sur une plantation de bananes au Nicaragua gérée par l'entreprise américaine Dole les a...

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5 November 2007

Jurors Award Millions to Banana Workers

Author: Alex Veiga, Associated Press

A jury awarded $3.3 million to six workers who claimed they were left sterile by a pesticide used at a banana plantation in Nicaragua operated by Dole Fresh Fruit Co. The workers' lawsuit accused Dole and Standard Fruit Co., now part of Dole, of...

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5 November 2007
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Un jurado otorgó el lunes 3,3 millones de dólares a seis trabajadores que dijeron haber quedado estériles debido a un pesticida usado en una plantación bananera en Nicaragua operada por Dole Fresh Fruit Co. La demanda acusa a Dole y a Standard Fruit Co...

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5 November 2007

US court awards $3.3 million to Nicaraguan workers made sterile by pesticide used by Dole, manufactured by Dow, Amvac

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