Bridgestone Must Produce Docs In Child Labor Suit

Law360, New York (May 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ordered Bridgestone Corp. to hand over documents dating as far back as 1995 in a lawsuit brought by Liberian workers who claim the company forced them as children to work harvesting latex at a rubber plantation in the west central town of Harbel.

Magistrate Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on Wednesday overruled Bridgestone's objection to the plaintiffs' motion to compel documents going as far back as 1995 that could be relevant to the...
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