Crane Co. Urges Reconsideration Of Asbestos Claim Disclosure Ruling

(April 26, 2016, 12:27 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Crane Co. asked a federal judge on April 6 to reconsider whether asbestos plaintiffs’ disclaimer of claims arising with the U.S. Navy also eliminates the ability to remove a case based on cross-claims (Thomas H. Hayden and Jaqueline S. Hayden v. 3M Co., et al., No. 15-6368, E.D. La.).

(Memo supporting reconsideration available. Document #01-160427-015B.)

Thomas and Jaqueline Hayden filed suit in state court, naming 78 defendants whose conduct allegedly exposed Thomas Hayden to asbestos.

The case was removed to federal court, and...
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