Manufacturer Urges Rejection Of Liability For Replacement Parts

Mealey's (January 19, 2016, 1:02 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Maritime law and the majority of states to address liability for third-party asbestos-containing replacement parts reject such a duty, a manufacturer told the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 4 (Kenneth McAfee and Shirley McAfee v. Ingersoll Rand & Co., No. 15-2667, 3rd Cir.).

(Response available. Document #01-160120-016B.)

Kenneth and Shirley McAfee sued numerous companies in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, alleging that their conduct exposed Kenneth McAfee to asbestos. The exposure allegedly occurred while he was serving in the...
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