A Lawyer's Guide To Genomics In Toxic Tort Cases: Part 3
By Kirk Hartley and David SchwartzJuly 19, 2018, 3:13 PM EDT
Law360 (July 19, 2018, 3:13 PM EDT) -- Litigators for both plaintiffs and defendants are finding that genetic science is becoming increasingly common in toxic tort cases. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists and lawyers have written this three-part series to provide a brief primer on genetic science as it applies to toxic tort litigation.
In part 1, we provided examples of cases where genetic facts were the subject of discovery, and where experts in genetics — in some cases, including members of our team — were presented by one or more of the parties....