EPA Probe Shouldn't Hold Up Chrysler Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (April 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A magistrate judge has recommended that a putative class action brought by a group of Ohio residents over contamination allegedly emanating from a former Chrysler Motors LLC plant should proceed, rejecting Chrysler's bid to stay the case pending a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigation into the site.

Magistrate Judge Sharon L. Ovington issued a report on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, tossing motions from Chrysler and the plant's owner, Behr Dayton Thermal Products LLC, to dismiss or stay the...
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