Louisiana Judge Keeps Friction, Welding Companies In Asbestos Action

(November 3, 2015, 11:08 AM EST) -- BENTON, La. — Genuine issues of fact remain in a widow’s asbestos case against three friction companies and one welding supply company, a Louisiana judge held Oct. 19 (Ernest Douglas Peterson, et ux. v. Honeywell Incorporated, Ford Motor Co., et al., No. C-139818, La. Dist., 26th Dist., Bossier Parish).

(Opinion available. Document #01-151104-017Z.)

Ernest Douglas Peterson and Betty Jane Peterson filed suit in Bossier Parish’s 26th Judicial District Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, leading him to contract mesothelioma. Ernest Peterson...
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