Stonewall Ins. Co. v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.
(Del. June 3, 2010)
DuPont manufactured Delrin, which was used in polybutylene plumbing systems in residences across the United States and Canada until 1989. The pipe fittings were susceptible to damage because they could not withstand chlorine, soluble metals, mechanical stresses and certain pHs. Homeowners sued DuPont for property damages they sustained, claiming that the material was defective. Between 1989 and November 2007, DuPont paid over $239 million for liabilities …Continue Reading