6th Circuit Reverses 4 Dow Breast Implant Awards For Lack Of Written Agreement

6th Circuit Reverses 4 Dow Breast Implant Awards For Lack Of Written Agreement

CINCINNATI - A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on July 29 reversed 20-year-old unpaid mediation awards to four Dow Corning silicone breast implant claimants, agreeing with the company that the awards cannot be enforced because the parties failed to commit them to writing under Texas state court rules (In Re: Dow Corning Corporation, Dow Corning Corporation v. Sheila Caffrey, et al., No. 12-1253, 6th Cir.).

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