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Del. Court Refuses to Reconsider Order Awarding Summary Judgment to Asbestos Defendant
May 15, 2017
WILMINGTON, Del. –– A Delaware court has refused to revisit an earlier order awarding summary judgment to an asbestos defendant, saying the plaintiff has failed to offer new or supplemental authority that had not previously been considered by the court.
In the May 11 order, the Delaware Superior Court denied the plaintiff’s motion for re-argument and/or reconsideration, saying that she had simply rehashes the same argument regarding a duty of care.
Plaintiff Dorothy Ramsey filed the underlying claims, contending that Georgia Southern University Advanced Development Center (“Herty”) failed to warn her of the risks of take-home asbestos exposure. According to ...