Cancer Cluster Suit Against Dow Unit Revived In Pa.

Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 2:58 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday revived a widow’s suit against a Dow Chemical Co. unit claiming the company’s hazardous waste disposal near an Illinois plant caused her late husband’s brain cancer, saying the lower court ended the trial too soon.

The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas' April 2011 dismissal of the suit filed by Illinois resident Joanne Branham, finding the lower court lacked the authority to dismiss the case before Branham could finish making her case that Rohm and...
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