4th Circuit Affirms Remand, Causation Standard Rulings In Asbestos Cases

Mealey's (May 9, 2016, 2:45 PM EDT) -- BALTIMORE — Evidence of conduct coming under valid government contracts satisfied the standard for removal. and a judge did not err in applying the frequency, regularity, proximity standard in a direct-evidence asbestos case, a federal appeals panel held May 6 (Ronald F. Hurley, et al. v. Alltite Gaskets, et al., No. 14-2049, Kevin Harper, et al. v. CBS Corp., et al., No. 14-2271, 4th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8415).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160518-011Z.)

In January 2011, Claude Harper filed suit in the Baltimore County Circuit...
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