Dow Settles With Miners Over Exposure To Chemical

Law360, New York (September 28, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT) -- On the eve of trial, Dow Chemical Co. and Flexible Products Co. have reached a settlement with nearly 1,400 Alabama miners who alleged they were exposed to the asthma-inducing chemical isocyanate.

Judge John H. England Jr. of the Tuscaloosa Circuit Court in Alabama said Monday that the case had been settled and that there would be no trial, according to the Associated Press. The terms of the settlement, which came after four weeks of jury selection, were undisclosed.

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