The state Supreme court ordered against the ruling of a class action lawsuit that was intended for Union Spacific. The lawsuit was filed by Arkansas residents Victor Vickers, Robert Udell and James Freeman, seeking to sue Union Pacific on behalf of themselves and “all other persons similarly situated.
Federal judge Richard Haik has ruled Monday on lawsuits against Birmingham Northern Santa Fe railway in last year’s train derailment that forced evacuations in Lafayette. The case will not move forward as a class action suit.
On March 26, class certification in two previously disclosed antitrust lawsuits against Batesville Casket Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc. was denied by United States District Judge.