• Toxic Tort Statute Of Limitations Tolled By Doctor's Negative Diagnosis
  • April 29, 2004 | Authors: James Crawford Orr; Carolyn Flanagan O'Connor
  • Law Firms: Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - Newark Office ; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - New York Office
  • A divided Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recently held that a physician's definitive negative diagnosis that excluded the toxin as a cause of plaintiffs' condition may toll the statute of limitations for toxic tort cases, despite the fact that plaintiffs continued to harbor suspicions that the toxin was to blame.