Pfizer, Monsanto Avoid Sanctions In $600M Superfund Case

Law360, New York (June 21, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT) -- An Alabama federal court on Thursday refused to force Monsanto Co. spinoff Solutia Inc. and Pfizer Inc. subsidiary Pharmacia Corp. to cover Southern Tool LLC's attorneys' fees and expenses in a $600 million suit seeking Superfund cleanup costs.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul W. Greene denied Southern Tool's motion for reconsideration of a three-year-old ruling preventing sanctions against the two companies, which Southern Tool argued should be revisited following the court's decision earlier this month throwing out the suit's only two remaining claims against the company....
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