Maryland Court Finds Jurisdiction Lacking Over Discovery Appeal

Mealey's (December 18, 2018, 11:58 AM EST) -- BALTIMORE — The collateral order doctrine does not permit interlocutory review of an order compelling discovery from Union Carbide Corp. that it claims will prejudice it in the more than 18,000 asbestos cases it currently litigates, Maryland’s intermediate appellate court held Dec. 6 (Union Carbide Corp. v. Ronald Valentine, et al., No. 1455, Md. Sp. App.)....

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