Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder signed an order Sept. 29 sending the last two proposed atrazine class action cases pending against United Agri-Products Inc. and Syngenta Crop Protection Inc. to Circuit Judge Daniel Stack.
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Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder will allow plaintiffs in one of a series of proposed class actions against a maker of the herbicide atrazine to discover evidence among non-parties to the litigation.
Tillery Attorneys continue to duel over discovery issues in one of a series of proposed class action cases brought against the makers of atrazine.
White Atrazine is a vital herbicide that is under attack by environmentalists, activist researchers, activist media and slick trial attorneys.
Tillery Another discovery dispute has arisen in one of a series of proposed class action suits against the maker of the herbicide atrazine.
Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder has denied motions to stay and to dismiss a proposed class action against a leading maker of the herbicide atrazine.
Reeg The University of Chicago, Illinois Farm Bureau and other big trade groups are seeking to kill a series of subpoenas and deposition notices filed in a class action against various makers and distributors of atrazine.
Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder will oversee a motion hearing Aug. 25 in a proposed class action against atrazine manufacturer Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
Jackson Soon after President Barack Obama tapped Lisa P. Jackson to take the reins at the federal Environmental Protection Agency, the agency announced it would be re-reviewing a commonly used farming pesticide – atrazine – and its potential health effects.
Castleman BLOOMINGTON – Two mesothelioma sufferers fell short of a unanimous jury verdict on their claim that a conspiracy among corporations caused their disease.
Tillery A number of trade groups representing the chemical and fertilizer industries in Illinois are fighting subpoenas issued in one of a series of class action cases over alleged water contamination by a popular weed killer.
Jackson The federal Environmental Protection Agency says a new review of atrazine, a commonly used agricultural pesticide, is rooted in a statutory mandate and prompted by new evidence about the effects of the pesticide to humans and animals.
Reeg A hearing over dueling motions to compel in one of a series of Madison County alleged water contamination class actions is off.
Another Illinois resident whose relative died after being exposed to hazardous substances near Sauget has filed a lawsuit over the release of those substances.
Tillery Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder is scheduled to preside over another discovery dispute in one of a series of proposed class actions stemming from alleged water contamination by a popular weed killer.
Reeg Syngenta Crop Protection Inc. asked County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder on Thursday to dismiss a proposed class action, arguing the plaintiffs have failed to allege how levels of its atrazine violate standing law and how those levels can be tied back to the company.
Tillery A defendant in a series of suits over alleged water contamination by a common weed killer will once again ask a Madison County judge to stay the suit until a nearly identical federal case is resolved.
Reeg A defendant in one of a series of proposed class actions over atrazine's alleged water contamination argued that it has nothing to do with selling the herbicide in Illinois and wants the case against it thrown out.
Scott A case management conference is set next week in a series of proposed class actions over water contamination allegedly caused by a common weed killer.
Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder will hear pending motions in a series of proposed class actions stemming from alleged water contamination by a common weed-killer.