Article: “Will Genomics Become Routine in Toxic Torts Causation Evaluation?”

It’s always good to see another person drink the kool-aid as to the roles of “omic” sciences for “toxins” (real and faux),  and then pass on the kool-aid. A recent example is an article by Dean Seman in the July 25, 2016 issue of the Legal Intelligencer.

His conclusion? “The application of genomics and individualized genetic testing to toxic torts will become routine practice to support and defend toxic tort claims and will almost certainly create some controversial precedents in the near future.”

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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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