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Todd and Troy Merryfield, Clients of Attorney John Peterson, Successful in Lawsuit Against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Green Bay

Todd and Troy Merryfield, clients of attorney John Peterson, were recently successful in their civil lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Green Bay.  According to an article in the Post Crescent:

What If You Developed Cancer As the Result of Benzene Exposure? By Attorney John Peterson

                A potential client approached us in early 2009 on referral from another trial firm. Our client had worked on the site of a plant that had manufactured gas from coal from the mid eighteenth century until approximately 1960.  A known byproduct of manufacturing gas from coal is benzene contamination.  The utility which owned the plant sold the property in 1966.   During the time our client worked as a maintenance mechanic on the property, it was being used as part of the public water plant for a medium-sized Midwestern city.  Our client worked there from the mid-1970's until the city built a new water plant in 2001.  In 2006, our client was diagnosed with multiple myeloma (MM), a rare leukemic cancer of the bone marrow, which will likely kill him.

Attys. John Peterson and Amy Risseeuw Talk About Tort Reform on the Bill Sebastian Show on WHBY radio

PBC Attorneys John Peterson and Amy Risseeuw appeared on the Bill Sebastian show on WHBY radio, for an interesting discussion about tort reform.

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