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Enviro-Mich
 
This Tuesday at 9 am the Michigan Supreme Court will hear the case of Henry vs Dow.
(Henry v Dow Case 136298 in the Sct)
 
The Michigan Supreme Court has chosen to review this case broadly. The case was certified a class by Saginaw County Circuit Court. See chronology below ----The ability to certify an environmental class as a remedy in the State of Michigan may be decided by this case.
 
The link below will take you to briefs filed with the court including the Amicus Briefs filed on both sides.

Chronology of events of Henry V Dow ( by Kathy Henry)

 

March 25 2003 class action lawsuit filed in Saginaw Circuit Court

 

August 20 2003  Saginaw judge allows medical monitoring to proceed

 

October 3 2003  Dow files emergency appeal to court of appeals to stay case while reconsidering medical monitoring

 

October 29 2003    Court of appeals refuses to hear Dow medical monitoring appeal

 

December 11 2003   Dow files appeal to Michigan Supreme Court to appeal medical monitoring

 

June 4 2004   Michigan Supreme court agrees to hear Dow appeal on medical monitoring, stays property damages/damages claim until medical monitoring is resolved

 

October 6 2004   Oral arguments heard in Supreme Court over medical monitoring

 

July 13 2005   Supreme Court rules in favor of Dow, denying medical monitoring

 

September 15 2005   Class certification hearing in Saginaw Circuit court

 

October 21 2005   Judge Borrello certifies class action lawsuit for property damages/damages

 

December 7 2005   Michigan court of appeals agrees to hear Dow's appeal of class certification, stays all proceedings until an answer is rendered

 

March 21 2007   Michigan court of appeals announces it will hear Dows appeal on May 7 2007

 

January 25 2008  Court of appeals grants plaintiffs motion for class action status

 

April 30 2008   Dow appeals to Michigan Supreme court to reconsider class action certification in court of appeals and circuit court

 

November 5 2008  One day after the elections  the Michigan Supreme Court agrees to hear Dow appeal to deny class action status for Tittabawassee River residents

 
 
 
 
Michelle Hurd Riddick
Lone Tree Council
 


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