Pfizer, Monsanto Lose Bid For Contributions To $600M Cleanup

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT) -- An Alabama federal court on Friday tossed claims against the only two remaining defendants in a suit from Monsanto Co. spinoff Solutia Inc. and Pfizer Inc. subsidiary Pharmacia Corp. seeking contributions for more than $600 million in Superfund cleanup costs.

In granting summary judgment in favor of Southern Tool LLC and Scientific-Atlanta Inc., U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul W. Greene found that nine years after Solutia and Pharmacia lodged their complaint, the companies still failed to produce enough evidence to prove the defendants had disposed of hazardous...
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