Del. Chief Justice Looks To 'Humanity' In Blue Bell Appeal

Law360 (April 24, 2019, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Delaware's chief justice called for a reality check Wednesday partway through state Supreme Court arguments on a class' attempts to resurrect dismissed claims against 10 Blue Bell Creameries USA directors and two officers in connection with a deadly listeria contamination episode.

The comment came during an argument that class attorneys failed to show that personal relationships among most directors made them too beholden to other board members and the company to impartially consider demands to investigate board and officer conduct before and during ice cream factory sanitation problems dating to 2009. At least 10 consumers were sickened and three died between...

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