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2nd Circuit: Plaintiffs’ New Evidence In Bhopal, India, Injury Case ‘Insufficient’

(May 24, 2016, 2:37 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A panel of the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 24 ruled that the lead plaintiff in a putative class action that alleges personal injuries from exposure to fugitive chemicals from the closed Bhopal, India, pesticide refinery from which methyl isocyanate was released in 1984 failed to show that the court had new evidence that was sufficient to raise an issue of material fact in opposition to the defendant’s summary judgment motion (Jargarnath Sahu, et al. v. Union Carbide Corp., et...
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