Magistrate Judge Grants Request For Lone Pine Order In Contamination Suit

Mealey's (October 19, 2015, 9:42 AM EDT) -- HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Forty-nine plaintiffs claiming that contamination from a site formerly operated by Hercules Inc. has migrated onto their properties, resulting in diminished property values and exposure to hazardous materials, must submit an affidavit from an expert demonstrating a contamination migration pathway between the site and the property, as well as laboratory analysis confirming the existence of constituents on the property, a federal magistrate judge in Mississippi ruled Oct. 16 in granting the defendant company’s request for the entry of a Lone Pine case management...
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