8th Circuit Holds PCB Injury Appeal In Abeyance Pending Settlement Negotiations

(September 23, 2016, 10:52 AM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — The clerk of the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 14 issued an order holding in abeyance pending settlement a case brought by two men against Monsanto Co. related to cancer they allegedly contracted as a result of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) made by the company and its affiliates (Thomas Kelly, et al. v. Monsanto Co., et al., No. 15-01825, E.D. Mo.).

(Order available. Document #15-160927-010R. Joint motion to abate appeal available. Document #15-160927-011M.)

The two-sentence order was issued by...
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