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Halbrook v. Mallinckrodt, LLC

At request of high-ranking military officials, drug and device company processes uranium for the Manhattan Project and during the Cold War. The company dumps radioactive waste in an open, gov’t-owned location near the St. Louis airport, other locations. The waste seeps into streams, contaminating residential areas. Heirs of people allegedly exposed to radiation sue the company’s successor. Eighth Circuit: No can do. Statute of limitations has expired.


Tags: 2018, Eighth Circuit, Environmental Law, Wrongful Death

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