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UHL v. THOROUGHBRED TECH. AND TELECOMM., INC., 01-3572

District Court's determination that a class settlement, involving a fiber optics company and landowners, met the requirements of FRCP 23 affirmed, even where the actual sub-class and its recovery was speculative and minimal.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/03/2002
  • Decided 10/29/2002
  • Published 10/29/2002

Judges

  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, DIANE P. WOOD and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Irwin B. Levin (argued), Cohen & Mald, Indianapolis, IN, for Intervenor-Appellant., John J. Rademacher, American Farm Bureau Federation, Park Ridge, IL, for Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Nels Ackerson,Kathleen Clubb Kauffman (argued), Ackerson Group Chartered, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs-Appellees., Jack E. McClard, Hunton & Williams, Richmond, VA, G. Ronald Heath, Hoover Hull Baker & Heath, Indianapolis, IN, for Defendant-Appellee.