California Court Says Tower Testimony Falls Short Of Showing Asbestos Exposure

(December 18, 2015, 10:56 AM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — An expert’s opinion that a water tower’s gray fuzzy material was asbestos and not the wood as the plaintiff called it is insufficient to create triable issues, a divided California appeals court panel held Dec. 15 (Kenneth Evans, et al. v. American Optical Corp., et al., No. B257665, Calif. App., 2nd Dist.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160106-004Z.)

Kenneth and Dorothy Evans filed suit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos during employment with Southern...
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