Ohio Water Utility Denied Motion For Sanctions In PFOA Contamination Suit

Ohio Water Utility Denied Motion For Sanctions In PFOA Contamination Suit

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A southern Ohio water utility seeking declaratory judgment and indemnification from DuPont for perfluorooctanoic acid contamination of its water well field in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio failed to meet its burden for the imposition of sanctions for the conduct of an attorney for DuPont during a deposition in May, the presiding magistrate judge ruled Dec. 17 (Little Hocking Water Association Inc. v. DuPont, No. 09-1081, S.D. Ohio; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 176763).

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