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Texas court decision on Dow Chemical breast implant liability could affect federal ruling.

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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TEXAS COURT RULING ON DOW CHEMICAL BREAST IMPLANT LIABILITY could influence the Alabama District Court's ruling on whether to exempt the firm from product liability related to Dow Corning silicone breast implants. In the Texas case, a jury on Feb. 15 found both Dow Corning and Dow Chemical liable for damages. Judge Michael Schneider is reviewing the jury's finding and is expected to make a final ruling in the next two weeks.

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