Judge Finds Exposure Evidence Lacking Against 3 Asbestos Defendants

Mealey's (September 10, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Even assuming three defendants’ products were installed aboard the Navy ships in question, a plaintiff has not shown that his father suffered asbestos exposure from them, a federal judge in Louisiana held Sept. 9 (Scott Laurent v. City of New Orleans, et al., No. 14-2022, E.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119988).

(Opinion available. Document #01-150923-004Z.)

Scott Laurent filed suit in the Orleans Parish District Court against numerous entities whose conduct allegedly exposed his father, Frederick J. Laurent, to asbestos, leading to his...
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