Rohm & Haas Brings Cancer Cluster Suit To Pa. High Court

Law360, Philadelphia (February 3, 2014, 2:20 PM EST) -- Rohm & Haas Co. has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review an October decision reviving a negligence suit seeking to hold the company responsible for a cancer cluster allegedly caused by improper disposal of toxic chemicals near an Illinois plant.

The Dow Chemical Co. unit said that an October Superior Court decision that found that a Philadelphia County judge had improperly dismissed a suit against it after axing key causation testimony in the case set an untenable precedent that would force trial courts to allow...
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