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N.C. Court Awards Summary Judgment to 2 Asbestos Defendants, Says Causation Lacking
December 17, 2018
GREENSBORO, N.C. –– A North Carolina court has awarded summary judgment to two asbestos defendants, finding in part that the plaintiffs had failed to establish that the former employee was exposed to asbestos-containing products supplied by the companies on a regular basis over an extended period of time in the proximity to where he actually worked.
In the Dec. 11 opinion, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina concluded that the “plaintiff has failed to demonstrate that there is a genuine dispute as to [the employee’s] asbestos exposure … such that a jury could find in ...