Magistrate Judge Denies Interlocutory Appeal In Tainted Groundwater Case

(February 18, 2016, 1:14 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — A federal judge in Illinois on Feb. 17 denied a motion seeking certification of an interlocutory appeal in a groundwater contamination case that was initially dismissed as barred due to a statute of limitations violation (Lajim LLC, et al. v. General Electric Co., No. 13-50348, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19183).

(Opinion available. Document #15-160301-006Z.)


General Electric operated a plant in Morrison, Ill. The plant manufactured appliance and automotive controls for products, including refrigerators, air conditioners and motor vehicles. The manufacturing process...
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