Insufficient Evidence Parent Company Controlled Ship Owner, Judge Says
(September 12, 2016, 11:18 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A widow lacks evidence that a parent company controlled the day-to-day operations of a foreign, ship-owning subsidiary, a federal judge in New York held Aug. 23, while refusing to pierce the corporate veil and granting the company summary judgment in an asbestos action (Kelan Unterberg v. ExxonMobil Oil Corp., et al., No. 14-10025, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118586).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160914-009Z.)
Kelan Unterberg filed suit in Hawaii state court in December 2012 against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Jurgen...