Texas Cancer Center Not Immune From Lead Dust Liability

Law360, New York (December 4, 2012, 5:01 PM EST) -- A Texas state appeals court ruled Tuesday that a Texas cancer center could not invoke sovereign immunity to escape a suit brought by an employee who claims his job exposed him to lead dust contamination that sickened his four children.

In an interlocutory appeal of a case in Harris County court, the Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals determined that the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center could not avoid liability for lead dust exposure as a government body because such immunity is waived under a...
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