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Crosby Valve Awarded Summary Judgment in Asbestos Case by Wash. Federal Court
December 9, 2019
TACOMA, Wash. –– Crosby Valve LLC has been awarded summary judgment in an Washington federal court, which concluded that the plaintiffs had failed provide evidence establishing a “reasonable connection” between the decedent’s injuries and products manufactured, sold, or supplied by the company.
In a Dec. 5 order, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington highlighted the lack of testimony of witnesses with personal knowledge of the decedent using an asbestos-containing product for which Crosby Valve is responsible.
“Plaintiff has not offered evidence showing, even viewed in a light most favorable to Plaintiff, that Crosby Valve or products ...