Georgia Court: Judge Properly Excluded Nonparty Asbestos Defendants

Georgia Court: Judge Properly Excluded Nonparty Asbestos Defendants

ATLANTA - A judge properly granted partial summary judgment excluding nonparty asbestos defendants from apportionment of liability to an employer for which no duty existed and several other defendants for which the evidence of causation fell short, a Georgia appeals court affirmed March 20 (Union Carbide Corp., et al. v. Fields, et al, ., Kuhlman Electric Corp. v. Fields, et al., No. A11A2025, A11A2026, Ga. App.; 2012 Ga. App. LEXIS 308).

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