9th Circuit Panel Revives Couple’s Asbestos Suit Against United States
Mealey's (May 19, 2016, 11:13 AM EDT) -- SEATTLE — Evidence that asbestos fibers used in one area could travel throughout a shipyard combined with evidence of a delivery man’s frequent visits sufficiently establish exposure, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held May 16 (Roger Botts and Carol Botts v. United States of America, No. 14-35007, 9th Cir.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160601-001Z.)
Roger and Carol Botts sued the United States of America in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S....