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N.C. Court Grants Motion Ordering Release of Pathology Materials in Asbestos Case
November 6, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. –– A North Carolina federal court has granted a motion to release pathology materials in an asbestos case, finding that the defendant’s actions prior to the fact discovery deadline constituted reasonable diligence.
In the Nov. 2 order, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina also issued a protective order governing the release of the materials.
John Crane moved for leave to file a motion for an order governing the release of pathology materials and, subsequently, for an order governing the release of pathology materials. In its motion, the defendant explained that a September scheduling ...