Raytheon Loses Bid To Depose Plaintiffs' Counsel

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 3:31 PM EST) -- A federal judge has shot down Raytheon Co.'s bid to depose the plaintiffs' counsel in a suit that alleges the defense contractor released a plume of toxins into the groundwater under a Florida neighborhood, damaging property values.

On Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Anthony Porcelli granted the plaintiffs' motion for a protective order that would preclude the deposition of class counsel, Joseph Saunders, in the case currently unfolding in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Raytheon was hoping to learn more from Saunders...
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