Plaintiffs Tell Judge Frequent, Regular Exposure Evidences Specific Causation
Mealey's (November 30, 2015, 3:27 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Evidence of frequent, regular and proximate exposure to asbestos suffices as specific causation evidence, a couple told a federal judge in Pennsylvania on Nov. 25 in response to a motion for clarification from Ford Motor Co. (Leroy J. Mortimer and Cheryl Mortimer v. A.O. Smith Corp., et al., No. MDL 875, 13-4169, E.D. Pa.).
(Memo in opposition available. Document #01-151202-025B.)
Leroy Mortimer filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos. Mortimer alleged...