Property Owners Win Cert. In General Mills Superfund Action
By Caroline Simson (February 27, 2015, 3:15 PM EST) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Friday certified a class of property owners who accuse General Mills Inc. of allowing carcinogens from a Superfund site to seep into a nearby Minneapolis neighborhood, saying the plaintiffs all sought the same remedy for same alleged damages.
In evaluating the various criteria for certifying the class, U.S. District Judge Donovan W. Frank determined that many of General Mills' challenges to the plaintiffs' motion were premature, including that the proposed class boundary wouldn't take into consideration other potential sources of contamination, and that there may be potentially differing levels of contamination for each class member....
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