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March 29, 2013

Asbestos Cases Diagnosed By Baseball Doctor

The Baltimore Sun reports that the team physician for the Baltimore Orioles has diagnosed more than 5,000 asbestos patients for lawsuits filed by plaintiffs’ lawyer – and team owner – Peter Angelos.  The Angelos firm is attempting to revive thousands of old cases in the hopes of combining them into a class action, but the defendants are questioning whether the rate of screenings indicates mass screenings that have been shown in other cases to have led to faulty diagnoses.

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