Canker

Workers destroy citrus fruit considered contaminated by the citrus canker virus October 10, 2000 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Robert King/ Newsmakers)

Court Rejects Award In Citrus Canker Case

An appeals court Wednesday said the state is liable for compensating Palm Beach County residents for destroying their citrus trees, but ordered a new trial on the amount that should be paid.

CBS Miami–10/16/2013

Workers destroy citrus fruit considered contaminated by the citrus canker virus October 10, 2000 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Robert King/ Newsmakers)

Court OKs Class Action In Citrus Canker Case

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit stemming from the state’s destruction of more than 247,000 citrus trees in Miami-Dade County.

CBS4–09/12/2012

Workers destroy citrus fruit considered contaminated by the citrus canker virus October 10, 2000 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Robert King/ Newsmakers)

Fourth DCA Overturns Citrus Canker Ruling

Residents in Broward and Palm Beach Counties seeking money from the state for destroying citrus trees during an eradication effort must first go to the state Legislature to secure nearly $27 million in payments, the Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday.

CBS4–07/26/2012

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