Category: Torts

STAHLE v. CTS CORP., NO. 15-1001

Decided: March 2, 2016 The Fourth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court’s ruling. Appellant Kent Stahle was diagnosed with leukemia and alleges that appellee CTS Corporation (CTS) was negligent in dumping toxic chemicals from an Asheville manufacturing plant into a local stream. Stahle argues that through exposure to the...

PORNOMO v. UNITED STATES, NO. 14-2391

Decided: February 25, 2016 The Fourth Circuit concluded that the district court correctly dismissed the case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, therefore affirming the judgment of the district court. Petitioner, Jonathan Pornomo filed a wrongful death claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act (“FTCA”) after his mother was killed...