A Civil Action - The Woodshed; Billion Dollar Charlie; Facher's Plea Summary & Analysis

Jonathan Harr
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The Woodshed; Billion Dollar Charlie; Facher's Plea Summary and Analysis

The Woburn case soon consumes every waking minute of Schlichtmann's life, as he doubles his office staff and uses every inch of office space as a "war room." He hires a physician, heart specialist and neurologist to run tests on family members of all Woburn children who have or have died from leukemia. The results are as he expected - every family member exhibits symptoms or conditions associated with TEC exposure, including irregular heartbeats, compromised immune systems, rashes, dizziness, nausea, and specific neurological damage. In addition, a biochemist, Dr. Beverly Paigen, provides a detailed report on the travel of TCE into the human body, which provides intriguing information. According to Paigen, TCE can enter the body through drinking the water, by absorption into the skin during bathing, and, additionally...

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