California Supreme Court Repudiates Federal Government Position on Pesticide Tort Preemption

By Lawrence S. EbnerApril 1, 2000

The California Supreme Court’s pre-Bates opinion in Etcheverry v. Tri-Ag Services on FIFRA product liability and toxic tort preemption rejected the anti-preemption position then being advocated by the United States.  (Read more in the attached article.)