Magistrate Judge Cites Bare-Metal Defense In Granting Judgment To 9

(July 18, 2016, 1:15 PM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal magistrate judge in Delaware said July 13 that the bare-metal defense and causation standard in Mississippi requires granting judgment in favor of nine asbestos defendants (Robert Lee Winhauer Jr., et al. v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et al., No. 15-177, D. Del.).

(Report and recommendation available. Document #01-160720-014Z.)

Robert Lee Winhauer filed suit in the New Castle County, Del., Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos.

Winhauer claimed that he developed mesothelioma from the exposures,...
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