Panel: Dangers Of Household Asbestos Exposure Weren't Known To 1950s Employer

Panel: Dangers Of Household Asbestos Exposure Weren't Known To 1950s Employer

SEATTLE - The dangers of household asbestos exposure were not foreseeable to a dry dock company in the 1950s, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Sept 10 in affirming summary judgment for an employer (Loretta Hoyt v. Lockheed Shipbuilding Co., No. 13-35573, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 18791).

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