9th Circuit Won’t Rehear Maritime Asbestos Causation Case

(June 17, 2016, 1:43 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 15 rejected a petition arguing that the “exceptional importance” of a case establishing the causation standard in maritime asbestos cases necessitated en banc rehearing (Carol McIndoe, et al. v. Huntington Ingalls Inc., et al., Nos. 13-56762, 13-56764, 9th Cir.).

(Order available. Document #01-160706-007R.)

Carol, Lorraine and Pauline McIndoe sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed James McIndoe to asbestos, leading to his death. The McIndoes claimed that James McIndoe suffered exposure while serving aboard...
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