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Yandle calls out lawyer litigating pollution remediation suit for using court ‘to extract payments’

By Record News | Feb 19, 2019

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle, who stayed a pollution suit against 3,500 defendants so plaintiffs could streamline it, found they used her authority to their advantage instead.

Former Hartford refinery owner to pay $10 million for cleanup

By Mike Helenthal | Sep 16, 2016

The former owner of a Madison County oil refinery will pay $10 million to help the cleanup of the facility it vacated in 1988.

Eleven Madison County jury trials went to verdict in 2015; $830,028 awarded to four plaintiffs

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 16, 2015

Madison County saw 11 civil jury trials go all the way to verdict in 2015 with Madison County juries awarding a total of $830,028 this year in four of those cases.Of those jury verdicts in favor of the plaintiffs, two of those cases were personal injury lawsuits arising out of car accidents. The other two cases alleged wrongful termination and fraud. Of the 11 jury verdicts, seven cases ended in defense verdicts. Seven cases were law cases and four were arbitration cases that could not reach agr

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