Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Texas Top Court Finds Asbestos Plaintiffs Must Produce Relevant Pulmonary Test

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Texas Top Court Finds Asbestos Plaintiffs Must Produce Relevant Pulmonary Test

HOUSTON - To pursue an asbestos claim, plaintiffs must produce pulmonary function testing tied to a disease diagnosis, and imposition of the standard is constitutional as applied to a man whose health prevented him from undergoing such testing, a divided Texas Supreme Court held July 3 (Union Carbide Corp. v. Daisy E. Synatzske and Grace Annette Webb, et al., No. 12-0617, Texas Sup.).

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