Parties To Friction Case Brief Judge On Need For New Asbestos Trial

Mealey's (November 18, 2015, 2:06 PM EST) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A friction defendant freed by a jury of claims that it exposed a man to asbestos told a federal judge on Nov. 13 that an instruction on intervening cause does not require a new trial (Erik Ross Phillips and Tina Landers v. Pneumo Abex LLC and Reddaway Manufacturing Corporation Inc., No. 10-262, W.D. N.C.).

(Response available. Document #01-151202-002B.)

In November 2010, Erik Phillips and Tina Landers sued 41 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, leading him to contract mesothelioma.

The plaintiffs...
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