Howard E. Jarvis’ Toxic Torts Article Published in April 2015 DRIs “For the Defense”

Howard E. Jarvis

The April 15 issue of DRIs For the Defense magazine, Toxic Torts and Environmental Law section, features Genetics and Genomics: Making the Invisible Visible coauthored by Howard E. Jarvis, E. Paige Sensenbrenner, and Laura K. Whitmore, attorneys at Adams and Reece, LLP.

Some excerpts from the article include:

  • Scientific advances in genetics, genomics, and biotechnology have profoundly affected all aspects of our society.
  • Sophisticated genomics soon will raise specific causation proof standards to a new level, making it possible to present competent evidence to prove of to disprove exposure-related injury.
  • These developments may be a game changer in certain toxic tort and product liability cases.

The article goes on to discuss The Science of genetics and genomics and Applying the Science and Technology to Toxic Tort Litigation.

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