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Plaintiff contended that he developed metastatic squamous cell carcinoma as a result of occupational exposure to toxic chemicals while working at a light fixture manufacturing facility between 1998 and 2009. Plaintiff dismissed P&S Client, a manufacturer of lacquier thinner, for a waiver of costs.
Plaintiffs contended that decedent developed interstitial pulmonary fibrosis (lung disease) as a result of exposures to silica, metals, and other dust particles when he sanded anti-skid products in a naval shipyard between 1971 and 1978. Plaintiffs dismissed P&S Clients, manufacturers of an anti-skid coating for waiver of costs.
Plaintiff brought a subrogation claim for damages paid to insured and third parties in connection with a soybean oil spill in the Long Beach area. Plaintiff alleged that P&S client was negligent as the distributor of the soybean oil. Plaintiff dismissed P&S client for a mutual waiver of costs after it was shown plaintiff would not be likely to prove negligence at trial.
Pierson v. Philips Medical Systems (July 19, 2011, B221488) [nonpub. opn.]
Affirmed summary judgment in favor of P&S client in a product liability/medical device matter after P&S demonstrated a lack of evidence supporting Plaintiff’s claims.
Plaintiffs, in a coordinated action of approximately 28 cases, alleged that they developed varying blood-related illnesses from exposure to benzene and benzene containing products while working in the auto repair industry. Cross-complainant dismissed P&S client from the remaining 15 cases after discovery affirmed lack of product identification.
Plaintiff contended that decedent developed renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) as a result of occupational exposures to benzene when he worked in film production between 1975 and 2008. P&S negotiated a confidential resolution on behalf of P&S clients, a manufacturer of a rust inhibitor/degreaser, a manufacturer of power equipment oil, a manufacturer of paint thinner and paint stripper, and a manufacturer of adhesives.
Plaintiff alleged that he developed asbestosis and pleural thickening/plaques as a result of occupational exposure to asbestos-containing products during his service in the U.S. Navy. Plaintiff dismissed P&S Client, a manufacturer of wire, for a mutual waiver of costs.
Plaintiffs contended that decedent developed acute myelogenous leukemia as a result of occupational exposures to benzene when he worked as an airplane maintenance worker between 1963 and 2002. P&S negotiated a confidential resolution on behalf of three P&S clients, a manufacturer of various chemical products including epoxies, lubricating oils, rust inhibitors, and two manufacturers of lubricating oil.
Plaintiff contended that he developed acute myelogenous leukemia, with trisomy 8, as a result of occupational exposure to toxic chemicals while working as a lithographic printer between 1984 and 1990. Plaintiff dismissed P&S Client, a manufacturer of roller washing solvent, for waiver of costs.
Plaintiff allege that he sustained myelodysplastic syndrome as a result of occupational exposures to benzene during the course of his employment as machine operator at a car-part manufacturing plant. Plaintiff dismissed P&S client, a manufacturer of a greaseless lubricant for a waiver of costs.
Plaintiff alleged that he developed aplastic anemia as a result of occupational exposures to chemical products while working as a painter for various employers in Southern California between 1980 and December 2009. Plaintiff dismissed P&S client for a mutual waiver of costs after P&S filed a summary judgment motion based on lack of sufficient exposure.
Plaintiffs contend that decedent sustained multiple myeloma and leukemia as a result of occupational exposures to toxic chemicals when he worked as a machinist at various locations between 1979 and 2004. Plaintiffs dismissed two P&S client: a distributor of paint; and a manufacturer of lubricants for a waiver of costs.