Pa. High Court Nixes Appeal In Dow Chemical Spill Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (November 19, 2013, 7:23 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday said it would not hear an appeal of a decision reviving a toxic tort suit accusing a group of defendants, including Dow Chemical Co., of manufacturing chemicals that left a Lancaster County man with permanent neurological injuries following a 2003 spill.

The justices’ order leaves standing a January ruling by the state’s Superior Court that found that a trial judge had improperly dismissed a complaint brought by the family of Gene M. Cooper, a man who was allegedly declared not...
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