Ohio Panel: Insufficient Evidence Man Qualifies As Cigarette Smoker

Ohio Panel: Insufficient Evidence Man Qualifies As Cigarette Smoker

CLEVELAND - Mixed evidence of a man's cigarette-smoking habit between 1992 and 1996 still permits a finding that he was not a smoker under Ohio's asbestos litigation legislation when he was diagnosed in 2008, an Ohio appeals court panel held March 7 (Pearl Fields, as representative of the estate of Paul H. Fields v. CSX Transportation Inc., No. 98612, Ohio App., 8th Dist.; 2013 Ohio App. LEXIS 722).

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