Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Land Owners Join Ohio Child Cancer Cluster Suit
The owners of polluted land in northern Ohio are joining a civil lawsuit filed by families whose children have been among dozens sickened in a cancer cluster.
The group’s lawsuit against Whirlpool Corp. links the company’s washing machine factory in the northern Ohio city of Clyde to the cancer cases.
Benton Harbor, Michigan-based Whirlpool says the allegations are baseless and not based on scientific or medical fact.
The lawsuit says a chemical compound suspected of causing cancer came from the Whirlpool plant near where 35 children have been diagnosed with cancer and three have died since the mid-1990s.
The owners of what was once known as Whirlpool Park joined the lawsuit that claims the company dumped potentially cancer-causing waste at the site.