Widow Tells Ohio Court Asbestos Defendant Misconstrues ‘Every Exposure’ Evidence

Mealey's (September 4, 2015, 1:37 PM EDT) -- CLEVELAND — An asbestos-brake defendant misconstrues the “axiomatic” concept that every exposure contributes to a disease with substantial causation principles, a widow told an Ohio appeals court in defending a $815,723 verdict on June 26 (Barbara Watkins, et al. v. Affinia Group, et al., No. CA-15-102538, Ohio App., 8th Dist.).

(Appellee brief available. Document #01-150909-026B.)

Barbara Watkins filed suit in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, claiming that her husband suffered exposure to asbestos during employment as a store manager at AutoZone Inc. from 1985...
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