STORY FROM: Asbestos
Ga. Supreme Court Denies CertainTeed, Plaintiff Motions to Reconsider Recent Decision in Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Case
December 12, 2016
ATLANTA –– The Georgia Supreme Court has denied motions to consider filed by CertainTeed Corp. and plaintiffs in an asbestos case, standing by a recent ruling in which the high court closed the door on certain take-home exposure claims, but left plaintiffs the option of bringing causes of action relating to whether the defendant’s pipes, as designed, were defective under the risk-utility analysis.
In separate one-page orders issued Dec. 8, the state high court stated that all justices concurred with the decision to deny CertainTeed and the plaintiffs' motions for reconsideration.
The orders come eight days after the Georgia Supreme ...
Reconsideration Order (Plaintiff)