2nd Circ. Tosses Tronox Tort Plaintiffs' No-Suit Order Appeal

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 10:39 AM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday ruled it has no jurisdiction to decide if 4,300 people are barred by an anti-suit injunction — part of the $5 billion Tronox bankruptcy settlement — from suing former Tronox parent Kerr-McGee Corp. for injuries they blame on toxic emissions from a Pennsylvania industrial plant.

The Second Circuit, citing lack of jurisdiction, has denied a group of plaintiffs a chance to revive their lawsuit over injuries they blame on toxic emissions from an industrial plant. A lower court had ruled the...
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In Re: Tronox Incorporated


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16-343

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3423 STATUTES-Withdrawal

Date Filed

February 4, 2016

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