A judge in Los Angeles on Thursday threw out a $2.3 million verdict against Dole Food Co., ruling that widespread fraud orchestrated by the plaintiffs’ attorneys prevented the food company from deposing witnesses.
“There was a massive fraud perpetuated on this court,” said Victoria Chaney, a judge of California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal who was acting as a Los Angeles County, Calif., Superior Court judge in the case.
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