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Alabama Top Court Overturns Judgment For Vanderbilt In Asbestos-Talc Case

Mealey's (October 5, 2015, 1:18 PM EDT) -- MONTGOMERY, Ala. — R.T. Vanderbilt Co. Inc. filed a motion focused on product identification issues, but then improperly argued and obtained judgment on causation issues surrounding whether its talc contained asbestos, Alabama’s Supreme Court held Sept. 30 (Frank Kruse, et al. v. Vanderbilt Minerals LLC, f/k/a R.T. Vanderbilt Company Inc., No. 1121382, Ala. Sup.; 2015 Ala. LEXIS 121).

(Opinion available. Document #01-151007-017Z.)

Dansby W. Sanders filed suit in the Mobile, Ala., Circuit Court in February 2010 against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos...
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