Maryland Top Court Finds Duty To Warn About Replacement Asbestos Parts
(December 21, 2015, 11:11 AM EST) -- BALTIMORE — Manufacturers can be held liable for failure-to-warn under negligent and strict liability theories for parts the manufacturer reasonably knew would need replaced with asbestos-containing versions, Maryland’s top court held Dec. 18 (Ruth Belche May, et al. v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., etc., et al., No. 5 September Term, 2015, Md. App.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160106-006Z.)
Philip Royce May filed suit in the Baltimore City Circuit Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos while he served in the U.S. Navy....