Federal Judge Clears Asbestos Defendant Of Claims It Destroyed Evidence
(October 28, 2016, 2:42 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — Reasonable explanations exist for every apparent contradiction regarding an asbestos defendant’s production of evidence and why that production falls short of what a plaintiff could find through discovery, a federal judge in California held Oct. 24 (Victoria Lund, et al. v. Crane Co., et al., No. 13-2776, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147070).
(Opinion available. Document #01-161109-003Z.)
The dispute arose in a case brought by Victoria Lund against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed William Lund to asbestos while he was serving...