B. Braun Pushes For Dismissal In PA Cancer Emissions Cases

Law360 (June 25, 2021, 6:53 PM EDT) -- B. Braun Medical Inc. has asked a Pennsylvania state judge to throw out claims in more than a dozen lawsuits alleging that toxic emissions from a company plant in Lehigh County caused neighbors to develop sometimes fatal cancer cases.

B. Braun argued in preliminary objections that the 16 complaints filed in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas last month had failed to plead with required detail exactly when and where the plant's neighbors were allegedly exposed to the ethylene oxide emissions they say caused their cancers.

"The complaint does not identify any of the places where she lived, worked or...

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