Conn. Court Rejects Wrongful Death Claims Against Pratt & Whitney

The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a trial court ruling that bars wrongful death claims over the deaths by brain cancer of more than 60 workers in Pratt and Whitney's jet engine manufacturing plant. The court agreed that the families of the victims missed the two-year deadline under the statute of limitations for bringing such claims against the company, which is a division of United Technologies Corp. The manufacturer claimed that the...

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