Bhopal Plaintiffs Lose Bid To Conduct More Discovery

Law360, New York (March 15, 2010, 6:52 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in a long-running dispute over Union Carbide Corp.'s alleged role in a lethal gas release at a Bhopal, India, chemical plant have lost a bid to further sift through company records and question employees for evidence.

The plaintiffs, led by Janki Bai Sahu, failed to make a persuasive argument for more discovery, Judge John F. Keenan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Monday, affirming a September decision.

The group had asked Judge Keenan to reconsider his decision, arguing...
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