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Arkansas Farmers Say Syngenta Tainted Grain Supply To Promote GMO

by Jan Cottingham 2/23/2015 12:00 am

At least a dozen Arkansas farmers have joined hundreds of farmers in 19 other states in almost 800 lawsuits against Swiss seed maker Syngenta over genetically modified corn seed, a case that has been widely reported in the media.

Contract Clauses Keeping Cases Out of Court Loved by Companies, Not by Customers

by Mark Friedman 6/9/2014 12:00 am

More companies are eagerly adding language to contracts and terms of agreements that require any disputes that arise to be handled in arbitration. Once there, the complaint is decided by an arbitrator rather than in the courts with a judge or jury deciding the case, a procedure that one proponent described as “simpler, fairer, faster.”

Quake Lawsuits Shake Up Shale Play Companies

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

A lawsuit, filed in federal court in the Eastern District of Arkansas, involves two Greenbrier families who claim their homes suffered damages from a 4.7 earthquake caused by drilling in the Fayetteville Shale Play.

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