6th Circ. Affirms Toss Of Leak Suit Against Rack Makers

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 3:40 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has tossed a suit by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. food storage workers accusing a pair of storage rack manufacturers of causing a brain damage-inducing carbon monoxide leak, affirming a lower court's dismissal of the suit as time-barred.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Wednesday said 21 plaintiffs who added their names to a complaint against Unarco Material Handling Inc. and Atlas Material Handling Inc. were barred from arguing that their claims related to a prior complaint from other workers...
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