Publication Date: 2023-01-17
Practice Area: Wrongful Death
Industry: Consumer Products | Manufacturing
Court: Delaware Superior Court
Judge: Judge Carpenter
Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert Leoni, Shelsby & Leoni, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann, Edward S. Goldis, Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig, LLP, Philadelphia, PA for plaintiffs.
for defendant: Liza Zwally Brown, Corrine R. Moini, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendants.
Case Number: N21C-02-097 WCC
Although Missouri law did not allow application of the discovery rule to toll or extend the statute of limitations on wrongful death claims, defendants could be equitably estopped from asserting a statute of limitations defense if they engaged in intentional concealment of evidence of the dangerous nature of their product.