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