California Court Finds Michigan Law Governs Case Alleging Michigan Exposure

(March 28, 2016, 2:27 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — The differences in various aspects of law require application of the Michigan’s law to a California asbestos case alleging exposure in Michigan, a California appellate panel held March 24 (The Marley-Wylain Co. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles Co., Robert Swanson, No. B267711, Calif. App., 2nd Dist., Div. 1).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160413-004Z.)

Robert Swanson worked as a plumber and pipe fitter in Michigan between 1969 and 1976. In 1979, Swanson moved to California, where doctors diagnosed him with mesothelioma.

Swanson filed...
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