Pratt & Whitney Want Experts DQ'd In $1B Soil Toxins Suit

By Carolina Bolado (February 12, 2021, 10:33 PM EST) -- Pratt & Whitney asked a Florida federal judge Friday to disqualify various expert witnesses put forth by property owners in a $1 billion suit accusing the aerospace company of contaminating their water supply and devaluing their homes, arguing that the cases on which the experts opined fall outside of the state-designated cancer cluster at issue in the case.

In a hearing before U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra, Pratt & Whitney's attorney Sean Gallagher asked the judge to exclude expert testimony from a geologist, a toxicologist, a radiological researcher and others about the presence of the radioactive material Thorium 230 in an...

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