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Calif. Supreme Court Hears Arguments Relating to Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Cases
October 7, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO –– The California Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a dispute involving competing intermediate appellate court decisions in take-home asbestos cases, according to the court’s online docket.
The high court heard arguments on Sept. 7, addressing claims asserted on behalf of the nephew of a Pneumo Abex employee and the wife of a former BNSF Railway Co. employee.
While the First District Court of Appeal issued a decision favoring the plaintiffs in the case against Pneumo Abex, the Second District Court of Appeal found for BNSF Railway in the second case.
Pneumo Abex LLC filed ...