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atrazine lawsuits dismissed

Let’s hope atrazine lawsuits go away faster than asbestos

[ 0 ] April 19, 2010

From Madison/St. Clair Record: While the Madison County asbestos meter continues to spin like some kind of hyper-active Las Vegas slot machine, there is a chance another one of the trial lawyer “get richer quicker” schemes from the “A” file may be handed a “get out of our court” card, which is similar to a […]

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Another Frivolous Atrazine Class Action Lawsuit Only Harms U.S. Farmers

[ 0 ] March 9, 2010

From Reeg Lawyers, LLC: After plaintiffs’ attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Monday in the Southern District of Illinois, Kurtis B. Reeg, attorney for defendant Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., said another frivolous atrazine lawsuit only harms U.S. farmers. “In these tough economic times, one may wonder why anyone  – other than class action lawyers – would […]

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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 […]

atrazine allegations dropped

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 […]