Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Judge: Regulations Must Prevent Warnings, Not Simply Govern Asbestos Handling

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Judge: Regulations Must Prevent Warnings, Not Simply Govern Asbestos Handling

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A landfill must show that federal asbestos-disposal regulations prevented compliance with state warning laws, and not simply that federal regulations existed which governed the handling of asbestos, a South Carolina federal judge held June 13 (Michael W. Bradley v. Richland County Landfill Inc., et al., No. 14-779, D. S.C.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80681).

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