Hop farmers

Farmworkers who filed a "groundless" lawsuit related to an injury from hop stringing may be liable for the farm's attorney fees, according to a state appeals court.

A married couple of farmworkers who pursued “groundless” litigation against an Oregon hop farm may have to pay its attorney fees, according to the state’s Court of Appeals.

In 2018, a judge rejected claims that 4B Farms of Mt. Angel, Ore., had unlawfully retaliated against the couple — Jackeline Rondin-Rios and Nahum Crispin-Zuniga — for seeking workers’ compensation benefits.

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