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Company Didn’t Waive Jurisdiction Defenses In Asbestos Case, Judge Finds

(October 25, 2016, 2:23 PM EDT) -- PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A company did not waive jurisdiction defenses when it attended four days of deposition testimony in an asbestos case, a Rhode Island judge held Oct. 13 in granting the motion to dismiss (In re:  Asbestos Litigation, Harold Wayne Murray and Janice M. Murray v. 3M Co., et al., No. PC-16-0151, R.I. Super., Providence Plantation).

(Opinion available.  Document #01-161026-027Z.)

Harold and Janice Murray filed suit in Providence Plantation, R.I., Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos.  In their Jan....
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