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Objectors Seek Writ of Certiorari to SCOTUS Over Monsanto Agent Orange Settlement

On January 21, 2014, objectors to a class action settlement over contamination from Monsanto Agent Orange herbicide filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the Unites States Supreme Court.  The Petition asked the Court to entertain the objectors’ request to reverse the West Virginia Supreme Court’s November 22, 2013 decision, which affirmed the trial … Continue Reading

Eleventh Circuit Upholds Class Settlement Over Objection of “Professional Objector”

Co-authored by:  Rodger Eckelberry Plaintiffs’ counsel and defense counsel have spent untold hours working on a class action settlement.  The parties have met numerous times with a court-appointed mediator, and have finally come to an agreed upon resolution of the case.  The settlement is submitted to the court for preliminary approval, which is granted.  Then, … Continue Reading