PSA negligence decision due tomorrow has ramifications for class action funding in NZ

Nikki Mandow
Thu, 28 Jun 2018

By Nikki Mandow June 28 (BusinessDesk) - On the eve of a decision in one of the biggest class actions in New Zealand - the kiwifruit growers case against the government over the devastating 2010 outbreak of the PSA disease - the company funding the case says the playing field is stacked against litigation-funded plaintiffs. More than 200 kiwifruit growers are expecting to learn tomorrow morning whether the Ministry for Primary Industries was negligent when it failed to prevent the entry of PSA into New Zealand. The judgment will indicate...

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