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Calif. Supreme Court Won’t Review Reinstatement of Asbestos Talc Case Against Colgate-Palmolive
February 1, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO –– The California Supreme Court has declined to review an intermediate appellate court order reinstating an asbestos talc case, opting not to weigh in on a dispute over whether there was a triable issue of fact as to whether the defendant’s product contained asbestos.
In a Jan. 31 docket entry, the state’s highest court denied Colgate-Palmolive’s petition for review and de-publication request. Colgate-Palmolive had filed a petition for review on Nov. 28, one month after the intermediate appellate court issued its opinion, in which it opined in part that the trial court had failed to comply with the ...