Employee Shareholders Claim U.S. Sugar Hid Buyout

Law360 (February 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of employee shareholders has filed a proposed class action against U.S. Sugar Corp., its executives and directors, saying they hid a lucrative buyout offer from the company’s shareholders and thereby breached their fiduciary duty and violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

The complaint, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida by Diallo Johnson, Mary Rafter and Linda Stanley, alleges U.S. Sugar’s directors, in particular Chairman William S. White and his wife Claire Mott White, refused two offers...
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Case Information

Case Title

In Re United States Sugar Corporation Litigation

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Stockholders Suits


Donald M. Middlebrooks

Date Filed

January 31, 2008

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