9th Circuit Stays Remand Of Asbestos Case Pending Appeal

Mealey's (April 25, 2016, 2:37 PM EDT) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 21 granted an emergency stay of remand of an asbestos case against an aircraft brake manufacturer (Lorna M. Walek, et al. v. The Boeing Co., et al., No. 16-55431, 9th Cir.).

(Order staying case available. Document #01-160427-006Z.)

John Finazzo was diagnosed with mesothelioma in October 2014. He subsequently filed suit in the Alameda County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos. Finazzo claimed exposure when he came into contact...
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