Settled: October 17, 2013
On October 17, 2013, the Honorable Judge Gene E.K. Pratter of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted final approval to a settlement in In re Imprelis Herbicide Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation. Based on the settlement agreement, DuPont agreed to arrange for the removal and replacement of damaged trees at no cost, and to provide additional compensation to members of the class.
Labaton Sucharow serves as co-lead counsel in this class action lawsuit on behalf of lawn care professionals and property owners against E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company for damage to trees and other vegetation caused by DuPont's herbicide Imprelis®. The Firm filed the first federal lawsuit in the country to address these allegations on behalf of purchasers and users of DuPont's Imprelis® herbicide between August 31, 2010 and August 21, 2011.
Plaintiffs alleged that, between October 4, 2010 and the present, DuPont misrepresented the safety of Imprelis® to consumers and concealed or omitted the fact that Imprelis® caused serious environmental damage to trees and other vegetation.
For further details on the settlement, including copies of the Notices, please click on the following link https://treedamagesettlement.com/LegalDocuments.aspx