Judge: No Duty For Replacement Parts; 'Frequent, Regular, Proximate' Applies

Judge: No Duty For Replacement Parts; 'Frequent, Regular, Proximate' Applies

HONOLULU - Maritime law does not hold manufacturers liable for another manufacturer's replacement parts, and plaintiffs must present evidence of frequent, regular and proximate exposure for causation purposes, a Hawaii federal judge held Nov. 26 (Robert A. Cabasug and Joyce C. Cabasug v. Crane Co., et al., No. 12-313, D. Hawaii).

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