Closing arguments have begun in the ongoing trial of the chemical company.

Mesothelioma Cancer News (Missoula, Montana)– Closing arguments have begun in the case against chemical company W.R. Grace & Co. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the prosecution began their final arguments Wednesday morning, and the closing arguments for the defense were set to begin in the afternoon.

As noted by the AP, W.R. Grace has been accused of exposing the town of Libby, Montana to asbestos, and contributing to 225 related deaths. Approximately 2,000 incidents of illness have also been blamed on the company by residents. Grace and several executives have been charged with conspiring to hide information pertaining to the hazards of exposures to the type of asbestos once mined at their plant in the town of Libby.

Asbestos exposure can lead to mesothelioma cancer and other serious conditions. Mesothelioma Cancer News provides information on Montana asbestos attorneys.

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