Welders Drop Medical Monitoring Claims From MDL

Law360, New York (February 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Denied class certification, 16 welders seeking a medical monitoring program for an allegedly increased risk of developing brain damage have agreed to dismiss themselves from the multidistrict welding fume litigation.

In a motion filed Wednesday with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the welders, referred to in court documents as the Steele plaintiffs, asked to be dismissed from the case. They reserved the right, however, to file separate injury claims or to toll their claims as part of the massive welding fume...
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