Consulting Firm Exits Medical Monitoring Suit

Law360, New York (May 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has tossed a set of claims filed against a Pennsylvania engineering firm in a proposed class action seeking to set up medical monitoring for residents of Reading, Pa., exposed to beryllium particles emitted by a local plant.

Judge Gene E. K. Pratter of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that the plaintiffs did not sufficiently show that Spotts, Stevens & McCoy — an engineering firm hired by the manufacturing plant owners to test air quality and beryllium levels...
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