Objectors In $80M Chinese Drywall Deal Want Attys Sanctioned

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 3:27 PM EST) -- Class members who object to an $80 million settlement agreement that is part of the massive litigation regarding allegedly defective Chinese drywall asked a federal judge on Friday to sanction class counsel for allegedly trying to intimidate the objectors.

Objectors Saul Soto, SHS Construction, Ronnie Garcia and Bay Area Contracting & Construction Inc. alleged that class counsel impermissibly harassed Soto and Garcia during their depositions and should be sanctioned for it.

“It is no secret that the class action bar does not like objectors of any...
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Case Title

In Re: Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation


Case Number

2:09-md-02047

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Eldon E. Fallon

Date Filed

June 15, 2009

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