Welder In Fume Case Wants Rod Cos. To Foot Legal Bill

Law360, New York (October 22, 2009, 3:10 PM EDT) -- A welder awarded more than $5.7 million in damages against a group of welding rod manufacturers found to have failed to warn of the dangers of using their products now wants the companies to pay his legal fees for their “conniving manipulation” of the truth.

In a motion filed to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Wednesday, lawyers for welder Curtis E. Cooley said the companies should pay their client's attorneys' fees and expenses for their decision to choose “profit over...
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