Couple Tells 3rd Circuit Judge Erred In Rejecting Replacement Parts Liability

(November 18, 2015, 2:36 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A manufacturer can be held liable under maritime law for asbestos-containing replacement parts where it designed its compressors with those parts in mind, a couple told the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 16 (In re: Asbestos Products Liability Litigation, McAfee v. Various defendants, No. MDL 875, 13-6856, E.D. Pa.).

(Opening brief available. Document #01-151202-003B.)

Kenneth and Shirley McAfee sued numerous companies in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, alleging that their conduct exposed Kenneth McAfee to asbestos. The exposure allegedly...
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