Home Depot Loses Bid To Toss Stand 'N Seal MDL

Law360, New York (June 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied Home Depot Inc.'s request for summary judgment in multidistrict litigation over the allegedly harmful sealant Stand 'n Seal, pushing the case one step closer to trial.

Home Depot is not entitled to summary judgment or to have the testimony of a key plaintiffs' witness excluded, Judge Thomas Thrash of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia said in an order issued Monday.

Ortec Inc., one of the chemical companies involved the case, won summary judgments with respect to...
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