Asbestos Claims Against Quigley Parent Pfizer Allowed By 2nd Circuit

NEW YORK - Personal injury suits seeking to hold Pfizer Inc. liable for asbestos-containing products manufactured by bankrupt subsidiary Quigley Co. Inc. under an "apparent manufacturer" theory of liability are not barred by an injunction issued in Quigley's Chapter 11 case, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held April 10 (In re Quigley Company, Inc. (Pfizer Inc. and Quigley Company, Inc., v. Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, Nos. 11-2635, 11-2767), 2nd Cir.). Subscribers may view the opinion within the full update.

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