TITLE

Louisiana judge changes Dow suit from class action

PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Chemical Market Reporter;12/08/97, Vol. 252 Issue 23, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Dow Chemical Co. won a legal battle when Louisiana Civil District Court judge decertified the Spitzfaden class-action suit against the company. Basis of the judge's decision; Comments of John Scriven of Dow on the decision; Plan of the plaintiffs to appeal the verdict.
ACCESSION #
580

 

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