Beryllium Sensitization May Be A Cognizable “Injury”
A federal trial judge in Georgia ruled in March of last year that beryllium sensitivity is not a compensable injury under Georgia law. See In Re Products Liability at 13 (July 2006).
On April 18, 2007, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals vacated that determination, finding that a genuine dispute of material fact existed on whether beryllium sensitization constitutes "a current disease...
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