STORY FROM: Asbestos
Ohio Court Awards Summary Judgment to Genuine Parts, Pneumo Abex in Asbestos Case; Claims Proceed Against Ford, Honeywell
April 11, 2017
CLEVELAND –– An Ohio federal court has granted motions for summary judgment filed by Genuine Parts Co. and Pneumo Abex LLC in an asbestos case, but permitted design defect claims to proceed against Ford Motor Co. and Honeywell International, opining in part that the plaintiffs had established use of those defendant’s products.
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio addressed a number of motions for summary judgment in its April 4 order, including motions for partial summary judgment filed by Ford Motor Co., and motions for summary judgment filed by Genuine Parts Company, Honeywell International Inc., and ...