STORY FROM: Asbestos

Washington State Court Takes Under Advisement Motion for Zonolite Class Certification

SPOKANE, Wash. - A state court in Washington has taken under advisement a motion to certify a class of plaintiffs who allege they were not properly warned about asbestos-containing Zonolite Attic Insulation installed in their homes. Barbanti, et al. v. W.R. Grace & Co., No. 00201756-6 (Wash. Super. Ct., Spokane Cty.).

The Spokane County Superior Court heard arguments Sept. 21 to determine whether the purported class, which could include some 53,000 members, will be certified.

Hearing on a motion for preliminary injunction and emergency notification of all class members was continued until Oct. 31.

The class action alleges that for ...

Associated Documents
Motion for Class Certification
Motion for Injunctive Relief



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