The Challenge of Proving Toxic Tort Causation: Genetic Markers as the Solution?
44 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2022
Date Written: November 2021
Sara Golru, in ‘The Challenge of Proving Toxic Tort Causation: Genetic Markers as the Solution?’, presents a comparative analysis of the role of genetic marker evidence in toxic tort cases throughout Australia and the United States. Sara identifies inconsistencies in the approach of Australian courts to genetic evidence of causation, and considers how developments in the US can inform toxic tort litigation in Australia.
Keywords: Toxic Torts, Mass Torts, Genetic Evidence, Proof of Causation, Alternative Causation, Factual Causation, But for test, Methods of Proof of Causation, Civil Litigation, Australia, United States, Comparative Analysis, Class Actions, Civil Procedure, Genetic Markers, Expert Evidence, Law and Science
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