Magistrate Judge Orders Plaintiffs’ Counsel To Pay Fees For Deficient Discovery

Mealey's (March 31, 2016, 9:53 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The federal magistrate judge in Virginia overseeing litigation stemming from laminate flooring manufactured in China and sold by Lumber Liquidators Inc. that allegedly emits excessive levels of formaldehyde on March 22 ordered counsel for a couple to pay the fees the company incurred in bringing a motion to compel, holding that the plaintiffs’ discovery responses were “so deficient that they shall have no force or effect” (In re: Lumber Liquidators Chinese-Manufactured Flooring Products Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2627, Case...
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