Ex-ConAgra Peanut Butter Plaintiffs Sue Law Firm For $12M

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 9:17 PM EDT) -- A Texas family wants $12 million from the law firm litigating a class action against ConAgra Foods Inc. over the company’s salmonella-tainted peanut butter, alleging in a lawsuit removed to federal court Thursday the firm didn’t serve them with important motions and prevented them from recovering against the manufacturer.

The suit targets Georgia firm McCamy Phillips Tuggle & Fordham LLP, which served as lead counsel in a multidistrict litigation against ConAgra over the peanut butter. The Mitchells’ claims against ConAgra were consolidated into the MDL, and...
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Mitchell et al v. Smalley et al


Case Number

3:12-cv-02637

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Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

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Jorge A Solis

Date Filed

August 1, 2012

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