Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Judge Finds Too Many Inferences Necessary For Brake-Maker's Liability

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Judge Finds Too Many Inferences Necessary For Brake-Maker's Liability

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Evidence that a manufacturer was one of a limited number of brake suppliers for vehicle manufacturers does not create an inference that a mechanic working on those vehicles suffered asbestos exposure from the work, a Rhode Island judge held March 5 (Laverne E. Hostetterr and Eliza Hostetter v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et al., No. PC 12-0650, R.I. Super., Providence Plantation; 2014 R.I. Super. LEXIS 30).

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