Man Appeals Pennsylvania Court’s Application Of Virginia Statute Of Limitations

(March 1, 2016, 1:35 PM EST) -- PITTSBURGH — A man on Feb. 16 filed a petition for allowing of appeal, indicating that he will appeal a Pennsylvania court’s ruling that Virginia’s statute of limitations bars his mesothelioma action (James Herbert, et al. v. American Biltrite, et al., No. GD11-019602, Pa. Comm. Pls., Allegheny Co.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160302-017Z.)

Vinent Gatto was diagnosed with mesothelioma in Feb. 3, 2010, and died shortly thereafter.

On Sept. 27, 2011, James Herbert filed suit in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas against numerous companies whose...
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