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City of Hartford v. Monsanto Co.

United States District Court, D. Connecticut

August 17, 2017

CITY OF HARTFORD and HARTFORD BOARD OF EDUCATION, Plaintiffs,
v.
MONSANTO COMPANY, ET AL., Defendants.

          RULING ON DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO COMPEL

          DONNA F. MARTINEZ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.

         The plaintiffs, the City of Hartford and the Hartford Board of Education, bring this action pursuant to the Connecticut Products Liability Act against the defendants, Monsanto Company, Solutia Inc., and Pharmacia LLC, alleging that the defendants are liable for PCB contamination at the Clark Elementary School ("Clark" or "Clark School") in Hartford, Connecticut. Pending before the court is defendants' motion to compel.[1] (Doc. #121.) The court heard oral argument on August 16, 2017 and rules as follows:

         I. Discovery Requests

         A. Category I

         1. Interrogatories 8, 9 and 10: During oral argument, defendants narrowed these requests to Clark School.[2] Plaintiffs stated that they have no objection to the modified requests. The motion is granted, absent objection, as to these modified requests.

         2. Interrogatory 20 is withdrawn by the defendants.

         3. Production Requests 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19: During oral argument, defendants narrowed these requests to Clark School. Plaintiffs stated that they have no objection to the modified requests. The motion is granted, absent objection, as to these modified requests.

         4. Requests for Admission 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59 and 62: During oral argument, defendants modified these requests to eliminate the phrase "or other identifying information." Plaintiffs stated that they are able to admit or deny the modified requests. The motion is granted as to these modified requests.

         5. Requests for Admission 42, 43, 45, 46, 48, 49, 51, 52, 54, 55, 57, 58, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 91, 92, 93, 95, 96, 105 and 113 are withdrawn without prejudice by defendants.

         6. Request for Admission 94 is granted. During oral argument, plaintiffs agreed to serve an amended answer.

         7. Request for Admission 97 is granted. During oral argument, plaintiffs stated that they will admit the request.

         B. Category 2:

         1. The following requests are withdrawn without ...


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