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Calif. Supreme Court to Address Opposing Opinions in Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Cases This Fall
July 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO –– The California Supreme Court has rescheduled oral argument for this fall in two asbestos cases pending before the court involving take-home exposure claims, according to a recent docket entry.
The high court called and continued the case to the September 2016 calendar on June 2, but a notice of unavailability filed on June 24 indicated that counsel for defendant BNSF Railway Co. would not be available on Sept. 8 and 9.
The underlying disputes involve claims asserted on behalf of the nephew of a Pneumo Abex employee and the wife of a former BNSF Railway Co. employee....