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In an odor nuisance class action against a waste company, a federal judge has ruled that putative class members are unrepresented parties that can be interviewed by the defendants.

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Harvey Bartle of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania clarifies how potential class members can be contacted by defendants in large-scale litigation.

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P.J. D'Annunzio

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