Jill Frost Obtains Summary Judgment on Multi-Million Dollar Toxic Tort Case06/20/2010
Jill Frost obtained summary judgment in favor of an acrylic nail product manufacturer sued for products liability alleging that liquid monomer caused several plaintiffs to contract auto-immune disease, including chemically-induced lupus. The plaintiffs claimed debilitating illness due to prolonged exposure to the acrylic nail products and sued 15 defendants in an attempt to create a new toxic tort against the acrylic nail industry. Jill Frost defended a target defendant and successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of the client. The plaintiffs were seeking over $50 million in damages. Wick, et al. v. Tammy Taylor Nails, et al., No. 0716-CV07930, in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Kansas City, Missouri.