Judge: Asbestos Plaintiff Can’t Show AT&T Provided Subsidiary With Safety Advice
(September 12, 2016, 4:15 PM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A woman lacks evidence that AT&T Corp. provided safety services for a subsidiary of the type necessary to impose liability under the Restatement (Second) of Torts, a Delaware judge held Aug. 31 in granting summary judgment in an asbestos case (Danielle Tetteh, et al. v. Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., et al., No. N14C-08-023 ASB, Del. Super., New Castle Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160914-013Z.)
Daniel Jones worked for Western Electric Co. (WECO) in Georgia from 1973 until 1989. During the time in question, WECO manufactured...