Auto-Body Filler Asbestos Case Belongs In Florida Court, Federal Judge Says
(January 4, 2016, 10:29 PM EST) -- MANHATTAN —A defendant’s admission that it supplied the raw materials for auto-body filler that allegedly exposed a man to asbestos in Florida warrants transfer to that state, a federal judge in New York said Dec. 21 (Carmen Viera, et al. v. BASF Catalysts LLC, et al., No. 15-3952, S.D. N.Y.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170266).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160106-017Z.)
Florida resident Carmen Viera filed suit in May in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed...