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Date: 09-22-2022

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Susan Kamuda v. Sterigenics d/b/a Sotera Health and Griffith Foods

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Court: Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois

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Defendant's Attorney: Not available.

Description: Chicago, Illinois personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiff who sued Defendants on negligence theories.

Sue Kamuda, age 70, sued Sotera Health d/b/a Sterigenics and Griffith Foods claiming that she developed cancer as a direct result of exposure to ethylene oxide gas used to sterilize medical tools.

Defendants' plant was a short distance from her home. People who lived close to the plaintiff developed cancer much more often than the general public.

Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $38 million in compensatory damages and $325 million in punitive damages.

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