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CAN COMPANY SEALS OWN FATE IN SUIT.

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All an Opa-locka fruit packer wanted was 40,000 jar lids, worth $4,000, from the company it blamed for spoiling its bottled fruit salads. But Continental Can said, “sue us.” This month, after seven years of litigation, the two parties reached a jarring settlement. Landsman Packing will get $1.1 million instead of the lids. “They could […]

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WITHDRAWALS TO COST BANK $4.4 MILLION

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THE MIAMI HERALD, JULY 1990 A Dade jury Wednesday ordered a Brickell Avenue Bank to pay $4.4 million to the owners of a now defunct import business, saying the bank allowed a company official to improperly withdraw millions of dollars from the company’s accounts. The three companies that made up the coffee and seafood import […]

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$200 FIGHT TURNS INTO $1.1 MILLION CASE

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MIAMI REVIEW – FEBRUARY 1990 IN THE MATTER OF JAR LIDS, DEFUNCT PACKING PLANT IS THE WINNER. A defunct Opa-Locka packing plant whose parent company tried to settle a product liability dispute with an international equipment manufacturer for $200 worth of jar lids has settled its subsequent federal court suit for $1.125 million. Landsman Packing […]