No Failure To Warn In Welding Fumes Case: Jury

Law360, New York (November 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal jury has spoken in one more case in the multidistrict welding fume litigation, siding with defendants including Lincoln Electric Co. and Union Carbide Corp., who were sued by a welder who allegedly developed manganese-induced Parkinsonism from exposure to toxic fumes caused by the tools of his trade.

In a verdict handed down Nov. 26, the jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio ruled against welder Eddie Byers, saying that the defendants had issued adequate warnings about the dangers of...
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