This case was last updated from U.S. District Courts on 01/14/2023 at 06:44:46 (UTC).

DeFrank v. Syngenta Crop Protection LLC et al

Case Summary

On 01/13/2023 DeFrank filed a Personal Injury - Other Product Liability lawsuit against Syngenta Crop Protection LLC. This case was filed in U.S. District Courts, Illinois Southern District Court. The Judge overseeing this case is Nancy J. Rosenstengel. The case status is Pending - Other Pending.
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Case Details

  • Case Number:


  • Filing Date:


  • Case Status:

    Pending - Other Pending

  • Case Type:

    Personal Injury - Other Product Liability

Judge Details

Presiding Judge

Nancy J. Rosenstengel


Party Details


James D. DeFrank


Syngenta Crop Protection LLC

Syngenta AG

Chevron U.S.A., Inc.

Special Master

Randi Ellis

Attorney/Law Firm Details

Plaintiff Attorneys

Khaldoun A. Baghdadi

Attorney at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

650 California Street, 26Th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94108

Gibbs C. Henderson

Attorney at Nachawati Law Group

5489 Blair Road

Dallas, TX 75231

Sarah Shoemake Doles

Attorney at Levin, Papantonio, Rafferty, Proctor, Buchanan, O'Brien

316 S. Baylen Street, Suite 600

Pensacola, FL 32502

Peter J. Flowers

Attorney at Meyers & Flowers, LLC

225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1515

Chicago, IL 60606

Defendant Attorneys

Ragan Naresh

Attorney at Kirkland & Ellis - Washington DC

1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.

Washington, DC 20004

Bradley H. Weidenhammer

Attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP - Chicago

300 North Lasalle

Chicago, IL 60654

Leslie M. Smith

Attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP - Chicago

300 N. Lasalle Street

Chicago, IL 60654

Michael J. Nester

Attorney at Donovan Rose Nester, P.C.

15 North First Street, Suite A

Belleville, IL 62220

Rebecca C. Fitzpatrick

Attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP - Chicago

300 North Lasalle

Chicago, IL 60654

Megan Ann Scheiderer

Attorney at Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City

4801 Main Street, Suite 1000

Kansas City, MO 64112

Jihan E. Walker

Attorney at Jones Day - Chicago

110 North Wacker Drive, Suite 4800

Chicago, IL 60606


Court Documents

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Main Document

1 #1

Civil Cover Sheet


Docket Entries

  • 01/13/2023
  • Docket(#2) Notice of Judge Assignment. Chief Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel assigned. All future documents must bear case number 23-pq-115-NJR. (jlrr) (Entered: 01/13/2023)

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  • 01/13/2023
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  • Docket(#1) COMPLAINT against Syngenta AG, Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, Chevron U.S.A., Inc. ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number AILSDC-4975245.), filed by James D. DeFrank. (Attachments: #1 Civil Cover Sheet)(Henderson, Gibbs) (Entered: 01/13/2023)

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