Mullaney aids fellow lawyer, Alex DePalma, in a class action suit by Honduran banana farmers suing an American chemical company who claim that a company-designed pesticide made them sterile. Meanwhile, Margaret Flanagan (The district attorney who unsuccessfully prosecuted Earl Williams for the murder of Nina Corry in Season 4) confides in Zoey about her troubled past as she begins to confront long-repressed memories of child abuse. Kelsey goes out on a dinner date with Matthew's nanny, Ned, while Markowitz meets a regal actress he admired as a child. Written by
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Douglas Brackman, Jr.
Next up. Campos et al vs. Halifax Chemical.
We're going to trial.
[Brackman and McKenzie exchange a look
Grace Van Owen
This is the class action suit brought by the Hondurans?
Uh-huh. I'm co-chair with Alex DePalma, the attorney who brought it to us. Farm workers down there used a real nasty pesticide called Trichlor, also known as "Wallop." It made 400 of them sterile.
Cara Jean 'C.J.' Lamb
Trichlor was suspended by the E.P.A., but Halifax kept shipping tons of the stuff to Honduras.
I thought this case was ...