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Silicosis doctors testify II: "Great red flags of fraud"

Following up on our Feb. 17 entry on the silicosis plaintiffs scandal unfolding in a federal courtroom in Corpus Christi: "U.S. District Judge [Janis] Graham Jack said testimony in a massive silicosis lawsuit raised 'great red flags of fraud' on the part of doctors and plaintiff attorneys involved in the case." A sanctions hearing is scheduled for March 14. (Neal Falgoust, "Case judge: 'Red flags of fraud' are raised", Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Feb. 18; Neal Falgoust, "Doctor decries testing process", Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Feb. 19; Mealey Publications, "Silicosis Cases At Risk After Daubert Hearing; Asbestos Litigation Could Be Affected", Feb. 22 (via Nordberg); In re: Silica Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1553, S.D. Tex.).



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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