4th Circuit Affirms Defendants’ Judgments In Asbestos Causation Challenge

(January 28, 2016, 9:57 AM EST) -- RICHMOND, Va. — A judge did not err in applying the frequency, regularity and proximity test in an asbestos case against four defendants or in finding that it lacked personal jurisdiction over a fifth defendant, a Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Jan. 5 (Lisa Covington, et al. v. MCIC Inc., et al., No. 14-2055, 4th Cir.).

Lisa Covington filed suit in the Baltimore County Circuit Court in November 2008 against more than 60 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Otis Garnes to asbestos, leading...
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