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Attorney In Whirlpool Suit Must Produce Documents Of Prior Class Action Objections

Mealey's (July 29, 2016, 2:29 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — An attorney representing a party objecting to the proposed settlement in a product defects class action must provide responsive discovery documents related to his representation of objecting class members in other suits, a Missouri federal judge ruled July 27 in denying the attorney’s motion to quash a subpoena, finding the requested documents to be relevant and amply protected from unnecessary disclosure (In Re: Jonathan E. Fortman, No. 4:16-mc-00421, E.D. Mo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97911).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #68-160811-011Z.)

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