DuPont Judge Eyeing Multi-Plaintiff Trials In Teflon Cases

Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 10:05 PM EST) -- The judge overseeing a multidistrict litigation against DuPont over dumping of an allegedly cancer-causing former Teflon ingredient may begin to bundle cases for trial, a practice corporations often resist, documents revealed Wednesday.

Nearly 3,500 plaintiffs are involved in multidistrict litigation that accuses DuPont of sickening plaintiffs through decades of releasing perfluorooctanoic acid, also known as PFOA or C8, into both the air and the Ohio River from a Parkersburg, W.Va., factory called Washington Works. The plaintiffs say DuPont's internal studies dating back decades revealed strong signs...
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