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9th Welding Rod MDL Bellwether Trial Ends In Defense Verdict For 3 Manufacturers
Posted on 22 Oct 2010 by Bill G Lowe

CLEVELAND - (Mealey's) An Ohio federal jury on Oct. 21 found that the ninth bellwether trial plaintiff in the welding rod multidistrict litigation failed to prove that his Parkinsonism was caused by manganese from welding fumes ( In re: Welding Fume... Read More

Defense Verdict Returned In 8th National Welding Fume Trial
Posted on 28 May 2010 by Bill G Lowe

AKRON, Ohio - (Mealey's) The eighth trial in the national welding fumes products liability litigation consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio concluded May 27 with a defense verdict for Lincoln Electric Co.; final... Read More

Global Settlement Fund, Claims Administrator Named In Welding Fume Litigation
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Bill G Lowe

CLEVELAND - (Mealey's) The judge presiding over the consolidated welding fume products liability litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio today issued a memorandum and order establishing a Welding Fume MDL Resolution... Read More

7th Welding Rod Bellwether Ends In Defense Verdict For Hobart Brothers
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by Bill G Lowe

CLEVELAND — (Mealey’s) The seventh federal welding rod bellwether trial ended March 25 in a defense verdict for Hobart Brothers Co. ( In re: Welding Fume Products Liability Litigation [Ruben Arroyo, No. 08-17980], MDL 1535, No. 03-17000, N... Read More