Judge Finds Plaintiffs Didn’t Intend To Abandon Asbestos Claims, Remands Case

(August 31, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Plaintiffs inadvertently dropped damages claims against one of the two remaining asbestos talc defendants based on their subsequent behavior, a federal judge in California held in remanding the action on Aug. 28 (Elia B. Uribes, et al. v. BASF Catalysts LLC, et al., No. 15-2131, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114873).

(Opinion available. Document #01-150909-019Z.)

Elia Uribes and Raymond R. Uribes filed suit in the Santa Clara County Superior Court against 74 defendants whose conduct allegedly exposed Raymond Uribes to asbestos, causing...
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