Case Name: JUANA PEREZ 1-51/JUAN PEREZ 5E-50 v. DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC.
Plaintiffs: Legal heirs of decedents who died as a direct and proximate result of the conduct of the Defendants
Summary: In April 2009, a complaint was filed in the Superior Court of California against Dole Food Company, Inc., on behalf of 73 heirs of individuals murdered by AUC paramilitaries or a predecessory paramilitary organization. Many of these heirs were themselves victims of human rights abuses, including physical and mental injuries.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
William R. Scherer
CONRAD & SCHERER, LLP
— Chris Saeger, "Strengthening Rule of Law Through Aid for Human Rights Litigation in National Courts: A Case Study of Oil Multinational Corporations Complicit in Human Rights Violations in Sudan and Nigeria (December 2007)
— Terry Collingsworth, "Using the Alien Tort Claims Act to Introduce the Rule of Law to the Global Economy (2005)