Lawsuit filed by cancer patient Sue Kamuda became the first case against Sterigenics to go to trial
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A jury is deliberating in the first case against Sterigenics to go to trial.
After failing to reach a verdict Friday, the jury has been dismissed and will return on Monday to continue deliberations.
Closing arguments happened Thursday. Susan Kamuda is suing the Willowbrook company, claiming emissions from its plant caused her breast cancer and her son's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Kamuda has said she does not have any history of cancer in her family and didn't know Sterigenics was releasing the chemical.
Lawyers for the company argued that there is no scientific evidence to support that.
However, the facility was permanently closed in 2019.
The company is facing hundreds of lawsuits.
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