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Dow Corning & Dow Chemical

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Dow Corning & Dow Chemical

Dow Corning & Dow Chemical

Dow Corning & Dow Chemical

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Don Gonyea reports on the two-and-a-half-Billion dollar offer by Dow Corning to settle a class action lawsuit brought by women who had silicone breast implants, which they say resulted in injury or disease. Dow Corning, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, has filed for reorganization under federal bankruptcy law. Last week, a federal jury in Louisiana found the parent company negligent for concealing the risks of silicone used in breast implants and for misleading women about the safety of such implants.