Risk Assessment In Toxic Exposure Cases — Part II

Law360, New York (September 28, 2009, 12:12 PM EDT) -- Part I of this article — which appeared last week in Product Liability Law360 — presented an overview of risk assessment methodology, suggested how and when it may help bolster the causation defense in toxic exposure cases and suggested how defense counsel could challenge plaintiff’s application and interpretation of their own risk assessments.

Here, in Part II, we address strategies for using risk assessments in toxic tort cases and the various ways that courts have addressed risk assessment and causation in exposure cases.

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