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Judge Rejects Challenge To Asbestos Experts’ ‘Every Exposure’ Testimony

Mealey's (August 13, 2015, 12:46 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on July 20 denied Crane Co.’s motion to exclude expert testimony that every exposure to asbestos can lead to disease (Howard Utech, an individual, Joann Utech, an individual v. Asbestos Corporation Limited, et al., No. 14-4977, C.D. Calif.).

(Civil minutes available. Document #01-150812-015Z.)

Howard Utech and Joann Utech filed suit in California against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Howard to asbestos. Howard Utech’s exposure allegedly came while he was serving in the U.S. Navy on the USS Comstock and...
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