Judge Finds Evidence Of Exposure To Asbestos From Insulation Lacking

(January 5, 2016, 1:12 PM EST) -- NEWARK, N.J. — Maritime law governs a man’s claims involving alleged exposure to asbestos in the boiler rooms of ships and bars the claims, a federal judge in New Jersey held Dec. 22 (Samuel R. Feaster v A.W. Chesterton Co, et al., No 14-3417, D. N.J.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 171288).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160106-019Z.)

After Samuel R. Feaster contracted mesothelioma, he filed suit against numerous companies whose conduct exposed him to asbestos at the New York Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. and Sun Ship Yard between...
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