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Rosenstengel rips special master Stack's $61 million fee recommendation for Texas firms in Syngenta Viptera litigation
EAST ST. LOUIS – Former judge Daniel Stack made a $24 million mistake allocating fees from a mass action, according to Chief U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel.
St. Clair Co. judge presiding in paraquat litigation accepted $11K in campaign contributions from plaintiff’s firm
BELLEVILLE – Class action lawyer Stephen Tillery, pursuing a paraquat exposure claim against Syngenta, seeks to depose lawyers who defended Syngenta in atrazine litigation that ended years ago.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Retired judges David Herndon and Daniel Stack improperly took sides in a $71 million fee dispute involving farmers suing over Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seeds, Alabama lawyer Lewis Garrison alleged on May 9.
BELLEVILLE – Rookie Associate Judge Kevin Hoerner holds in his hands two cases that other St. Clair County judges turned loose like hot potatoes.
Corn growers allegedly fell for lawyer racket in Syngenta litigation; Suit claims Enyart misled farmers
MINNEAPOLIS – Sixty thousand corn growers fell for a racket that Texas lawyer Mikal Watts led, lawyer Douglas Nill of Minneapolis claims in U.S. district court.
BELLEVILLE – Three farmers more than 80 years old have joined a St. Clair County suit claiming weed killer paraquat caused them to develop Parkinson’s disease.
BELLEVILLE – Weed killer paraquat caused a Clinton County man to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a suit he filed in St. Clair County circuit court 23 days before he died.
Tillery suit against economists highlights relationships between lawyers and judges in major litigation
BENTON – Former U.S. district judge Patrick Murphy, who represents lawyer Stephen Tillery as plaintiff in the court of Senior U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert, successfully defended Gilbert against an ethics complaint last year.
EAST ST. LOUIS — Most of the pretrial challenges filed by Syngenta AG in a class-action suit against it for the production and marketing of a strain of genetically modified corn were dismissed, though some were accepted by a judge in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.