9th Circuit Panel Finds Product Identification Sufficient In Asbestos Case

(November 19, 2015, 11:36 AM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — Testimony that a man could identify products and their asbestos content by color and style sufficiently establishes exposure from those products and it is for a jury to weight conflicting evidence regarding whether he worked only with metal parts, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Nov. 13 (Charles Curtis v. ABB Inc., et al., Nos. 13-56976, 13-56977, 13-56-978, 9th Cir.).

Charles Curtis sued 54 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, causing him to contract mesothelioma. The action claimed...
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