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...
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