Lawmakers Agree To Pay Millions For Lost Citrus TreesThe secret budget deal worked out in Tallahassee by GOP leaders includes nearly $40 million in compensation for homeowners in two counties whose citrus trees were torn out in the state's effort to eradicate citrus canker.
Dade Class Action Suit Over Citrus Canker Finally Goes To Court Nearly 16 years in the making, a class action suit over the state's destruction of thousands of orange, grapefruit and key lime trees over citrus canker concerns finally has its day in court.
Officials Warn Gardeners Of Citrus Tree Disease Agricultural officials said they have found a highly contagious disease that could damage citrus tree growth in the Florida Panhandle.
Court Rejects Award In Citrus Canker CaseAn 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.
Canker Puts The Squeeze on LA Citrus GrowersA disease known around the world, but only recently prevalent on Florida citrus trees in the United States has now shown up in a second state.
Court OKs Class Action In Citrus Canker CaseA 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.
Fourth DCA Overturns Citrus Canker RulingResidents 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.
Judge Sides With Homeowners In Citrus Canker VerdictHomeowners who won a $19 million jury verdict against the state for its citrus canker eradication program which removed healthy fruit trees have now received the backing of a judge.
State Refusing To Citrus Canker Pay OutsAfter waiting for more than a decade for the state to pay up, homeowners in two South Florida counties whose citrus trees were chopped down by the state to stop the spread of citrus canker are still for compensation.