8th Circ. Sides With Rhodia In Worker's Toxic Tort Suit

Law360, New York (May 25, 2010, 2:43 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a win for Rhodia Inc. in a suit claiming a chemical made by the company caused severe brain injuries to a worker, finding that the plaintiffs' witnesses could not establish the cause or concentration of the toxic exposure.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued the opinion Monday, writing that the district court properly excluded the causation evidence offered by the expert witnesses of plaintiff Dave Barrett and his employer, hazardous waste disposal company Clean Harbors Environmental...
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