Plaintiffs Successfully Overturn Asbestos Judgments For 3 Friction Defendants
(February 9, 2016, 1:50 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Testimony placing a decedent at a garage during work on asbestos-containing friction products suffices to overcome summary judgment, a California appeals court held Feb. 8 in reversing judgment for three of four defendants (Geraldine Bierner Lepore, et al. v. Kelsey-Hayes Co., et al., No. A137451, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 4).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160217-011Z.)
Geraldine Bierner Lepore, Kristin Marie Reinholz and Michael Lepore filed suit in the San Francisco County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Gene Lepore to...