Cancer Cluster Plaintiff Blasts Rohm & Haas Pa. Appeal Bid

Law360, Philadelphia (February 5, 2014, 3:37 PM EST) -- A woman alleging that her husband developed a fatal brain tumor due to improper disposal of chemicals near a Rohm & Haas Co. plant told the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday that an October decision reviving her suit did not warrant any further appeals.

Plaintiff Joanne Branham urged the justices to reject an appeal sought by the Dow Chemical Co. unit, arguing that the Superior Court’s decision had properly concluded that a Philadelphia County judge had erroneously dismissed her claims for lack of evidence before she...
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