NEW ORLEANS - Despite the cumulative injuries caused by asbestos exposure, it would be illogical to hold a defendant to a standard that applied before any exposure to its products, a Louisiana federal judge held March 27 (Douglas L. Hayes v. Asbestos Corp. LTD, et al., No. 13-2392, W.D. La.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42400).