Attys Clash Over Plaintiffs In Chiquita Terrorism Suit

Law360 (May 14, 2018, 11:15 PM EDT) -- Attorneys representing Colombian nationals in multidistrict litigation alleging Chiquita funded Colombian paramilitaries clashed Monday, with three lawyers seeking sanctions against one other for wrongly asserting they have never met anyone from a group of 144 plaintiffs they represent, but the targeted attorney decried the motion as an intimidation tactic.

Eric J. Hager and William R. Scherer of Conrad & Scherer LLP and Terrence P. Collingsworth of International Rights Advocates argued to the Florida federal court that Colorado-based attorney Paul Wolf violated federal Rule 11 by making...
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