Toxic Tort Newsletter - Spring 2004, Vol. 3 Issue 1

Articles & Publications

March 1, 2004

The testimony of an industrial hygienist has become an integral part of a toxic tort case . A trained industrial hygienist can develop information that creates a historical picture of a plaintiffs exposure to a toxic substance or a particular product. That exposure can be compared to the lifelong exposure in a dose reconstruction analysis. This article explains the use of a dose reconstruction and the role of the attorney in helping to develop the facts that the industrial hygienist would incorporate into the analysis.

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