Summary Judgment Granted To Operators Of NEC Plant; Causation Burden Not Met

LEXINGTON. Ky. - The claims of the last plaintiff in a mass tort against the operators of the National Electric Coil plant in Harlan County, Ky., were dismissed and judgment was entered for the defendants June 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky because the plaintiff failed to adduce specific causation evidence in support of her wrongful death claims (Charles W. Adams Jr., et al. v. Cooper Industries Inc., et al., No. 03-476, E.D. Ky.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84742).

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