Del. Justices Grapple With Tolling Query In Pesticide Case

Law360, Wilmington (January 17, 2018, 9:13 PM EST) -- Delaware’s Supreme Court justices grappled Wednesday with a Third Circuit request to clarify statute of limitations "tolling" calculations in a banana plantation worker class challenge to the dismissal of a pesticide exposure suit, but spent much of the hearing trying to untangle years of national and foreign litigation.

The Third Circuit asked Delaware’s justices to take up the question in June, in an appeal of the U.S. District Court for Delaware’s summary dismissal of a class claim focused on plantation worker toxic tort allegations. In the...
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