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Tillery drops several claims in atrazine suits; Crowder hears arguments on venue

[ 0 ] February 24, 2010

From Madison/St. Clair Record: Attorney Stephen Tillery has voluntarily dropped several claims in six proposed Madison County class action lawsuits against the makers of atrazine, the most commonly used weed killer among corn growers. The series of lawsuits alleging water contamination were originally led by Holiday Shores Sanitation District, but have grown to include seven […]

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Good News for Farmers
as Atrazine Lawsuit Stumbles

[ 0 ] February 24, 2010

From Farm Futures: The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the manufacturer and distributor of the popular herbicide, Atrazine, have voluntarily dropped more allegations from their lawsuit. Tuesday’s withdrawal of claims related to real estate damage, marks the fourth time the suit has been amended to reduce claims. The suit in Madison County, Ill., is the […]

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In a victory for makers of atrazine, plaintiffs dismiss multiple damages allegations against defendants

[ 0 ] February 23, 2010

From Syngenta Crop Protection: Plaintiffs in the Madison County, Ill., case against the makers of the popular herbicide atrazine handed the manufacturers and Growmark a victory as they voluntarily dismissed multiple damages allegations from their lawsuit. Today, before Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder, plaintiffs dismissed even more allegations in direct response to the defendants’ […]