Federal Judge Grants 481 Motions To Dismiss In Maritime Asbestos MDL

Federal Judge Grants 481 Motions To Dismiss In Maritime Asbestos MDL

PHILADELPHIA - Ohio law does not extend over companies whose contacts with the state are unrelated to injuries allegedly caused by exposure to asbestos, the judge overseeing the federal asbestos multidistrict litigation held Aug. 20 while granting 481 motions to dismiss (In re: Asbestos Products Liability Litigation (No. VI); Bartel, et al. v. Various defendants, No. MDL 875, 02-875, E.D. Pa.).

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