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Japan Court Rejects China Poison Victims’ Claim

TOKYO – (AP) A Tokyo court rejected compensation claims Monday by a group of Chinese plaintiffs over the death and the sickening of 44 people after construction workers broke open several barrels of World War II poison gas abandoned by Japanese troops. The plaintiffs 43 people injured and five...

Indian Court To Hear Claims Of Bhopal Survivors

NEW DELHI - (AP) India's Supreme Court issued notices Monday to Dow Chemicals and Union Carbide Corp. saying it will begin hearings on a petition filed by the government seeking greater compensation for survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster more than 26 years ago. The Indian government...

Company, Government Tell High Court That Landowners’ Claims Are Time-Barred

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Attorneys for CTS Corp. and the U.S. Department of Justice told the U.S. Supreme Court April 23 that a Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling reinstating a lawsuit brought by landowners asserting claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation...