Electrician Can’t Pin Exposure On Painting Company, California Court Says

(March 21, 2016, 11:04 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A man’s evidence, including expert testimony on causation, falls short of demonstrating sufficient asbestos exposure to overcome summary judgment, a California appeals court held March 18 (Melvin Desin v. D. Zelinsky & Sons Inc., No. A137513, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 4).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160323-030Z.)

After being diagnosed with mesothelioma, Melvin Desin filed suit in the San Francisco County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos.

Desin claimed exposure while employed as an electrician during the 1960s...
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