9th Circuit Affirms Judgments On Government Contractor, Lack Of Evidence Grounds
Mealey's (October 28, 2015, 10:45 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A judge properly granted summary judgment after finding that a company introduced sufficient evidence of reasonably precise specifications from the government concerning the use of asbestos in aircraft, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Oct. 27 (Joni Sequira, successor-in-interest to Paul Olds v. 3M Co. a/k/a Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Co., et al., No. 13-56921, 14-55383, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 18715).
(Opinion available. Document #01-151104-014Z.)
Paul Olds sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, causing...