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Blank Rome Successfully Represents Eclipse Berry Farms in Potential Multimillion Dollar Toxic Tort Case

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Blank Rome LLP successfully negotiated a settlement approved by Ventura County Superior Court, for Eclipse Berry Farms, LLC, in a potential multimillion dollar toxic tort case.

The plaintiff, Erik Morales, alleged that he suffered serious birth defects as a result of his exposure, in utero, to pesticides and other toxic chemicals used on the strawberry farm where his mother worked while she was pregnant. As a result, Mr. Morales and his legal team sued seven defendants, including Firm client Eclipse Berry Farms.