Judge Allows Testimony About ‘Cumulative Exposure’ Risk In Renal Cancer Case

Mealey's (October 26, 2015, 2:17 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — “Cumulative exposure” testimony differs from “any exposure” testimony, and two experts may testify about asbestos’ role in renal cancer but not specific causation, the federal judge overseeing the asbestos multidistrict litigation held Oct. 23 (Leroy J. Mortimer and Cheryl Mortimer v. A.O. Smith Corp., et al., No. MDL 875, 13-4169, E.D. Pa.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-151104-005Z.)

Leroy Mortimer filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos. Mortimer alleged exposure while working at...
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