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Kasowitz Benson Says Chem Cos. Hid Risks, Owe Billions

Law360, New York (August 23, 2016, 6:50 PM EDT) -- The federal government has declined to intervene in a False Claims Act suit brought by Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP against Dow Chemical Co. and three other companies, triggering the unsealing of a lawsuit that accuses them of hiding the dangers of isocyanate chemicals and cheating the government out of billions of dollars in penalties.

The law firm originally filed the complaint under seal in May, alleging that for decades Dow, BASF Corp., Bayer MaterialScience LLC and Huntsman International LLC made isocyanate chemicals and hid...
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