2nd Circuit Judge Stays Order Forcing Chemical Injury Plaintiffs To Dismiss Case
(February 10, 2016, 1:41 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A judge in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 8 granted an emergency stay of a lower court’s order that required a group of plaintiffs to dismiss their chemical injury lawsuit pending in Pennsylvania state court against Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (Tronox Incorporated v. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, No. 14-5495, 2nd Cir.).
(Order available. Document #15-160216-010R.)
A group of 4,357 Pennsylvania residents, referred to as the Avoca plaintiffs, sued Tronox Inc. in the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas, contending that...