Asbestos Case Involving BAP 1 Mutation Settles Prior To Verdict

(March 1, 2016, 1:38 PM EST) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — What sources believe to be the first asbestos trial involving testimony over the role that a gene mutation may play in the development of mesothelioma settled Feb. 3, just prior to the close of evidence, according to the Alameda County Superior Court docket (Richard and Holly Ortwein v. CertainTeed Corp., No. RG13701633, Calif. Super., Alameda Co.).

Richard and Holly Ortweins’ case is one of five asbestos cases involving the BAP 1 challenge. The cases are referenced in an attorney’s deposition testimony provided by...
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