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Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Panel Denies DuPont Mandamus In C8 Case, Says 'Irreparable Damage' Not Alleged

CINCINNATI - A panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 17 denied E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co.'s petition for a writ of mandamus in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) related to injuries from perfluorooctanoic acid (known as C8) contamination in groundwater, ruling that DuPont failed to allege "unusual, unreasonable, or irreparable damage" due to the MDL court's ruling that prevented it from relitigating issues that were dealt with in three prior bellwether trials (In re: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. C8 Personal Injury Litigation, 19-4226, 6th Cir.).
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