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Rice v. Dow Chemical Co.

(1994) A worker brought suit against an herbicide manufacturer, alleging that his exposure to herbicides caused him to develop leukemia. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of the manufacturer. The Supreme Court accepted certification from the Court of Appeals and held that: (1) the manufacturer gave proper notice of reliance on Oregon law, and (2) Oregon law, under which action was barred or extinguished by statutes of repose and limitation, applied.

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