Man Appeals Exclusion Of Arc Chute Expert, Summary Judgment

Mealey's (December 18, 2015, 2:24 PM EST) -- NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A man on Dec. 17 announced he would appeal a Virginia federal judge’s order excluding an expert’s testimony regarding asbestos exposure from arc chutes and granting summary judgment to the product’s manufacturer (Rorie N. Wilson v. AC&S Inc., et al., No. 14-91, E.D. Va.).

(Notice of appeal available. Document #01-160106-005X.)

Rorie Wilson filed suit in the Newport News Circuit Court against 20 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos during employment as a shipfitter, electrician, draftsman and engineer with the U.S....
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