Kentucky Appeals Court: Mere Possibility Of Exposure Insufficient In Asbestos Case

(July 18, 2016, 2:35 PM EDT) -- FRANKFORT, Ky. — The mere possibility that a man encountered asbestos-containing friction parts at his place of employment falls short of Kentucky’s standard for causation, a divided appeals panel held July 14 (Linda Mannahan, et al. v. Eaton Corp., et al., No. 2013-CA-002005-MR, Ky. App.; 2016 Ky. App. LEXIS 120).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160720-015Z.)

After Hershel Mannahan developed malignant mesothelioma, he and his wife, Linda, filed suit in the Jefferson County Circuit Court against numerous companies allegedly responsible for his asbestos exposure. Hershel Mannahan allegedly suffered...
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