Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sinaltrainal v. Coca-Cola Co., No. 06-15851
In an action claiming that plaintiffs-trade union leaders' employers, two bottling companies, collaborated with Colombian paramilitary forces to murder and torture plaintiffs, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where defendants were not vicariously liable under the ATS for the acts of plaintiffs' employers due to lack of day-to-day control over their operations.