Another round of complaints has been filed in Mississippi Federal Courts, from 21 welders who say they were injured by manganese fumes from welding rods. The separate complaints list Lincoln Electric and AO Smith Corp. as lead defendants.
Here are the defendants in the welding injury claims: The Lincoln Electric Co., A.O. Smith Corp., Arcos Alloys, ARCOS Industries, CBS Corp., Deloro Stellite, The ESAB Group, General Electric Co., Hobart Brothers Co., HSKM Inc., Illinois Tool Works, Linde Inc., Miller Electric MFG. Co., Praxair, Select ARC, Socra Corp., Stoody Co., TDY Industries, Thermadyne Holdings Corp., and Union Carbide Corp.