Re: SOC/BIO: Frito-Lay campaign

Date: Fri Feb 18 2000 - 21:42:31 MST

In a message dated 2/18/00 10:33:43 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> Well, perhaps scientists did demonstrate that liquid silicone seaping into
> your bloodstream is somehow not a bad thing, I don't know. But I do know
> the reason those silicone implant cases got dropped is because Dow Corning
> declared bankruptcy.

No. There were other manufacturers beside Dow. My firm defended one. Once
we had the science on our side we won every case that got close to the
courthouse. The cases got dropped when the courts started screening junk

BTW, silicone is EXTREMELY common in other medical devices and there were
never any complaints about them.

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