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Arizona Supreme Court Set to Weigh in on Whether Employer Owes Duty to Child of Former Employee in Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Suit

PHOENIX –– The Arizona Supreme Court is set to weigh in on whether an employer owes the child of an employee a duty of care in a take-home asbestos exposure suit, agreeing to examine whether lower courts were correct in rejecting such a duty.

The state high court granted the petition for review on Feb. 14, and later scheduled oral argument for April 25.

In addressing the dispute in its Sept. 20, 2016, opinion, the Court of Appeals noted that the dispute was one of first impression in that it asked the court to decide whether an employer owes a ...

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