Product Liability MVP: Hollingsworth's Eric Lasker

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 7:10 PM EST) -- Within a one-month span, Hollingsworth LLP partner Eric Lasker won two separate rulings tossing thousands of Ecuadorean plaintiffs' claims against DynCorp. International Inc. over an herbicide that allegedly caused personal injuries and damaged their property, an accomplishment that landed him among Law360's Product Liability MVPs.

The decisions came in a lawsuit against DynCorp in Washington federal court over an anti-narcotic herbicide sprayed by the company that allegedly drifted from Colombia onto the plaintiffs' property in Ecuador. The chemicals harmed the plaintiffs' plants and livestock, poisoned their...
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