Jarvis and Howell Article Published in January 2014 LitigationWatch: Benzene

Howard E. Jarvis' and Dean T. Howell's article, "Using Gene Expression as a Pathway to Victory in Toxic Tort Litigation” was published in the January 2014 issue of HarrisMartin's LigationWatch: Benzene.

The article explores the benefits of using gene expression analysis in toxic tort litigation. Specifically, the article addresses how gene expression testing can be used to not only refute a plaintiff’s allegations of exposure but also to establish an alternate explanation of causation, such as genetic predisposition. The article also identifies and addresses potential obstacles that counsel may encounter when using gene expression testing in litigation.

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