9th Circuit Hears Argument Over Proper Standard In Asbestos Removal Case

HONOLULU - A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel heard oral argument on Oct. 8 on whether a removing asbestos defendant may rely on speculation and assertions or whether it must submit some admissible evidence (Douglas P. Leite and Mary Ann K. Leite v. Crane Co., et al., David Thompson v. Crane Co., Nos. 12-16864, 12-16982, 9th Cir.).

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