Law Firms Want Judge DQ'd In Bayer Settlement Fund Row

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 1:37 PM EDT) -- A group of law firms targeted for their refusal to contribute to a common benefit fund in a multidistrict litigation over crop contamination by Bayer AG's genetically modified rice accused the MDL's presiding judge of bias and demanded her recusal on Friday.

Goldman Phipps PLLC, Mikal C. Watts PC and Keller Stolarczyk PLLC, which represented plaintiffs in state court over rice contamination, are being pressed to contribute to a common benefit fund by the co-lead counselors in the federal MDL, who say the firms substantially benefited...
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Case Title

In Re: Genetically Modified Rice Litigation


Case Number

4:06-md-01811

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability

Judge

Catherine D. Perry

Date Filed

December 19, 2006

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