Dole Settles Pesticide Claims With 5,000 Former Banana Plantation Workers

, The National Law Journal


Dole Food Co. Inc. has agreed in principle to settle the pesticide claims of more than 5,000 former banana workers in South and Central America who are represented by Provost Umphrey. "We've reached a point in the negotiations where we both thought it was in our clients' best interest," says Provost Umphrey's Mark Sparks. "The settlement would be wiping out all litigation against Dole."

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