Magistrate Judge: Maritime Law Warrants Granting Pump, Boiler Makers Judgment
(September 19, 2016, 2:28 PM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A couple’s evidence placing two defendants’ products aboard U.S. Navy ships does not establish causation under maritime law, a federal magistrate judge held Sept. 16 in recommending that the court grant summary judgment (Jimmy R. Mitchell and Connie Mitchell v. Atwood & Morill Co., et al., No. 15-958, D. Del.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115210).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160928-002Z.)
Jimmy and Connie Mitchell filed suit in the New Castle County Superior Court in July 2015 against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him...