DuPont Can't Split Trial In Cancer MDL, Judge Told

Law360, New York (May 10, 2016, 4:37 PM EDT) -- A man suing DuPont in multidistrict litigation alleging the company contaminated drinking water that caused cancer told an Ohio federal judge Monday that the chemical giant can't split his trial this month into two phases, saying the court has rejected DuPont's attempt to fully bifurcate a trial in a similar case.

Plaintiff David Freeman asked Chief Judge Edmund Sargus Jr. of the Southern District of Ohio to deny E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co.'s motion to split into two phases the trial on whether his testicular cancer was caused by the company's dumping a Teflon ingredient into waterways.

Freeman cited...

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