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Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Judge Stays Discovery Between DowDuPont, Chemours In C8 Litigation Liability Case

WILMINGTON, Del. - A Delaware state court judge on Dec. 18 issued a partial bench ruling in which he stayed discovery in a lawsuit brought by the Chemours Co., a spinoff company of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., which contends that DowDuPont seeks to "avoid accountability for environmental costs through a campaign of transactional engineering" related to litigation brought against it for injuries allegedly caused by exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), also called C8. Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III did not elaborate on the reason for his decision (The Chemours Company v. DowDuPont Inc., No. 2019-0351, Del. Chanc.).
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