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BENTON – Thirteen days after U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle told lawyer Gary Justis he used her authority to extract payments from defenseless parties, he dismissed 483 defendants in a suit about pollution at the former Chemetco scrap smelter.
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.
BENTON – Owners of land south of Hartford who sued 3,500 defendants over pollution and froze the proceedings for a year have asked for another year.
BENTON – Landowners who sued about 3,500 defendants for contribution to a Superfund project near Hartford have dismissed more than 300 defendants who didn’t so much as file an answer.