Some cancers associated with drinking to "excess" (a pint of beer a day)

As noted repeatedly in prior posts, toxic torts require proof of causation. As such, an assessment of alternative explanations for the disease or illness at issue becomes important. The consumption of alcohol (usually in excess of some amount) has been associated with ovarian and breast cancer in women...

Toxic Torts: More carcinogens enter the fray for consideration as alternatives for causation

As has been frequently noted in prior posts, toxic torts are all about causation. Whenever a plaintiff alleges a particular type of disease or injury, alternatives need to be evaluated. This is especially so in the world of chemical exposure since many diseases or injuries can derive from a multitude...