Pa. High Court Rejects Challenge To Constitutionality Of Crown Cork Liability Law

Mealey's (October 1, 2015, 1:43 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Sept. 29 denied a petition for allowance of appeal, leaving stand a ruling that a law protecting Crown Cork & Seal Co. from asbestos-related liabilities could in theory apply to other companies and does the legitimate job of protecting the state’s jobs (James C. Markovsky, et al. v. Crown Cork & Seal Co., et al., No. 162 EAL 2015, Pa. Sup.).

(Order available. Document #01-151007-014R.)

In October 2011, James Markovsky sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him...
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