Oregon Court Reinstates Replacement Parts Asbestos Claims
(April 26, 2016, 12:32 PM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon appeals court reinstated strict liability and negligence claims arising from asbestos exposure in replacement parts applied to pumps, saying on April 20 that state law permits such claims (Paul George McKenzie and Dana Jeunea McKenzie v. A.W. Chesterton Co., et al. and Warren Pumps LLC, No. 166, Ore. App.; 2016 Ore. App. LEXIS 484).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160427-014Z.)
Paul and Dana McKenzie sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos in the U.S. Navy, where he served in the...