6th Circ. Says Gov't Contractor Can't Dodge $3B Coal Ash Suit

By Y. Peter Kang (May 20, 2022, 6:11 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit has declined to toss a verdict finding a federal government contractor breached its duties of care to workers who claim their exposure to toxic coal ash during a cleanup project warrants $3 billion in punitive damages, saying the contractor is not entitled to governmental immunity....

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