Pending Discovery Motion Sinks Hospitals' Motions Seeking Judgment

Pending Discovery Motion Sinks Hospitals' Motions Seeking Judgment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Rhode Island judge on Jan. 15 denied summary judgment to two hospitals, saying the potential impact of evidence from a pending discovery motion seeking contracts between the hospitals and contractors working with asbestos-containing products makes such relief premature (Leonard L. Lepore and Carol A. Lepore v. A.O. Smith Corp., et al., No. 12-1469, R.I. Super., Providence Plantation).

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