Court Denies Rehearing, Leaving Asbestos Defendant Stuck With Judgment’s Reversal
Mealey's (March 1, 2016, 1:04 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California appellate panel on Feb. 29 declined an asbestos-friction defendant’s request for rehearing after reversing summary judgment in favor of it and two other companies, according to the court’s docket (Geraldine Bierner Lepore, et al. v. Kelsey-Hayes Co., et al., No. A137451, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 4).
Defendant Navistar Inc. asked for rehearing on Feb. 23.
Geraldine Bierner Lepore, Kristin Marie Reinholz and Michael Lepore filed suit in the San Francisco County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed...