Judge Finds Sufficient Questions Of Fact To Keep Asbestos Fiber Company In Case

(September 26, 2016, 2:04 PM EDT) -- ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Resolution of conflicting evidence regarding a company’s supply of asbestos to a joint compound maker is best left to a jury, a federal judge concluded Sept. 21 in declining to grant summary judgment to the last remaining defendant in a case (Maria J. Lee, et al. v. Advance Auto Parts Inc., et al., No. 14-230, E.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 128703).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160928-021Z.)

James Lee sued 18 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, leading him to develop...
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