Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Shipbuilder Escapes Negligence-Based Asbestos-Insulation Claim

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Shipbuilder Escapes Negligence-Based Asbestos-Insulation Claim

PHILADELPHIA - A couple established exposure to insulation aboard a ship but not the asbestos content of the insulation, dooming a negligence-based failure-to-warn claim against a shipbuilder, the judge overseeing the federal asbestos multidistrict litigation held Jan. 29 (John Leonard and Sandra Leonard v. CBS Corp., et al., No. MDL 875, 12-60177, E.D. Pa.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11333).

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