Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Judge: Mesothelioma Risk Not Sufficiently Inevitable For Intentional Tort Claim

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Judge: Mesothelioma Risk Not Sufficiently Inevitable For Intentional Tort Claim

PHILADELPHIA - An employer's knowledge of the potential for asbestos exposure to give rise to mesothelioma differs from the type of inevitable result required for an intentional tort claim, a Louisiana federal judge held March 7 (Sally Gros Vedros, et al. v. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Inc., et al., No. MDL 875, 11-67281, E.D. Pa.).

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