Paraquat Herbicide MDL Docket Kicks Off with Plaintiff Leadership, Special Master Appointments

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EAST ST. LOUIS –– The federal court overseeing the newly created Paraquat Products Liability Litigation multidistrict docket has appointed plaintiffs’ leadership in addition to a Special Master, in addition to outlining protocols for protective orders, plaintiff fact sheets, and ESI protocol.

In Case Management Order No. 2 issued July 6, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois appointed Khaldoun A. Baghdadi of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, Sarah Shoemake Doles of Carey Danis & Lowe, and Peter Flowers of Meyers & Flowers as Co-Lead Counsel.

Thirteen attorneys were appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee, two of which …


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