Panel Hears 3 Venue Options For Crop Inputs MDL

Law360 (May 27, 2021, 6:22 PM EDT) -- Groups of farmers offered the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation competing bids to centralize claims in Illinois and Minnesota alleging that agricultural suppliers fixed crop input prices, while the suppliers said Missouri is the most appropriate home for the litigation.

During oral arguments in front of the panel on Thursday, Randall P. Ewing Jr of Korein Tillery LLC pushed for the litigation to be centered in Illinois on behalf of a group of farmers, saying that everyone involved agrees that centralization is necessary and that the only question is where.

The Southern District of Illinois is the most appropriate venue, he said, because...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms


Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!