Judge: Ship Builders’ Alleged Role In Making Insulation Keeps Suit Alive
(August 11, 2016, 9:49 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — Allegations that two ship manufacturers also potentially manufactured asbestos-containing insulation installed aboard Navy ships keeps them in a strict products liability action, a federal judge in California held Aug. 1 in denying reconsideration (Victoria Lund, et al. v. Crane Co., et al., No. 13-2776, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61847).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160518-026Z.)
Victoria Lund sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed William Lund to asbestos while he served aboard various U.S. Navy ships between 1958 and 1977. Lund allegedly developed...