The long-running class action brought by 30,000 claimants against oil company Trafigura has settled for 30 million pounds ($48 million).
The settlement, approved by U.K. Justice Alistair MacDuff on Wednesday will give the claimants, represented by Leigh Day & Co, 950 pounds ($1,526) each. The class action claimed that they were poisoned by “slops” — toxic waste dumped near Abidjan, Ivory Coast in 2006.
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